Guidance and Fact Sheets Related to the Immigration Executive Orders 

(These documents do not constitute legal advice and are provided for informational purposes only.)

Muslim Ban 2.0 Litigation Timeline: This helpful litigation timeline was prepared by the Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic at Penn State Law. 

Know Your Rights: The "Muslim Ban" Executive Order (updated June 27, 2017):  This guide, prepared by the International Refugee Assistance Project, is meant to provide a high-level overview of the impact and effect of the Immigration Executive Orders. 

Fact Sheet: Executive Order Restricting Muslim Entry to the United States (Updated June 26, 2017): Muslim Advocates, in conjunction with the Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic at Penn State Law, produced this fact sheet explaining key policies and takeaways.  

Community Guidance: Restrictions on Muslim Entry to the United States: Muslim Advocates also prepared a Community Guidance document that specifically addresses certain questions about how the Executive Order may impact you, as well as resources for how to find an immigration attorney. 

Reporting Form For People Stopped, Questioned or Detained at Border: Muslim Advocates is collecting reports from individuals, including U.S. citizens, green card holders, and visa holders, who are being harassed, searched or detained at the border. 

Understanding the Supreme Court's Action on President Trump's Refugee and Muslim Ban 2.0:  The National Immigration Law Center has prepared a summary and explanation of the Supreme Court's June 26, 2017 Opinion granting the Petition for certiorari and stay application (in part). The National Immigration Law Center and its partners represent the Plaintiffs in IRAP v. Trump, originally filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Southern Division.  Additional information, including relevant pleadings and briefs, can be found at www.NILC.org. 

Practice Alert: DHS and DOS Implementation of Executive Order Imposing Travel and Refugee Ban (Updated June 29, 2017): AILA practice alert on President Trump’s 3/6/17 EO, imposing a travel and refugee ban on nationals of 6 Muslim-majority countries.

Department of State Cable Implementing Travel Ban Ruling: Highlights:  This fact sheet was prepared by Professor Shoba Wadhia at Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic at Penn State Law.  


Helpful Contacts Regarding the Immigration Executive Order 


Since the issuance of Executive Order, airports around the country have become mobile law firms with volunteer attorneys providing remote assistance to travelers impacted by Executive Order.  If you or someone you know is impacted by the Executive Order, you can contact the Dulles Justice Coalition via email at legalquestion@dullesjustice.org

In addition, if you know of any affected individuals trying to get to Virginia who are banned from entering or denied visas at U.S. consulates abroad or who are turned away or detained at Washington-Dulles Airport (IAD), please call the Legal Aid Justice Center at (703) 778-3450, e-mail them at novaintern@justice4all.org, or send a Facebook message.  (The Legal Aid Justice Center is only able to help people trying to get to Virginia or Washington-Dulles Airport.)


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