The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency said in a statement: “The religion, faith, or spiritual beliefs of an international traveler are not determining factors about his/her admissibility into the U.S.”
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The Federal Aviation Administration said the Department of Homeland Security had requested the bans.
(RNS) Many Muslim Americans believe they are disproportionately targeted by the no-fly list, which has been found to include the names of many Americans with names similar to those of real terrorist suspects.
(RNS) Muslims say that as head of the nation’s biggest police force, the commissioner oversaw a spying program that targeted Muslims based solely on their religion, showed poor judgment by participating in a virulently anti-Islamic film, and approved a report on terrorism that equated innocuous behavior such as quitting smoking with signs of radicalization.