January 25, 2013
by Arjun Mishra
On January 25, 2006, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit against the US government for denying Swiss Muslim scholar Tariq Ramadan entry into the US under the Patriot Act's ideological exclusion provision. Ramadan, the grandson of the Muslim Brotherhood's founder Hassan al- ...[read more]
January 20, 2013
by Sarah Steers
On January 20, 2010, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton signed an order granting professors Tariq Ramadan and Adam Habib permission to enter the US, reversing an order issued under George W. Bush's administration denying them entry. The Bush administration had claimed that the two had ties to ...[read more]
January 21, 2010
by Matt Glenn
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton signed an order Wednesday authorizing two previously excluded Muslim scholars who strongly criticized US foreign policy to enter the country. During the Bush administration, the US government barred professors Tariq Ramadan of Oxford University and Adam Habib ...[read more]
July 17, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled Friday in favor of three organizations that had challenged the denial of a visa to a controversial Swiss Muslim scholar, reviving their claim. Tariq Ramadan had been invited to teach at the University of Notre Dame in 2004, but the government ...[read more]
April 14, 2006
by Lisl Brunner
A federal district judge on Thursday urged the US government to make a decision regarding the visa application of prominent European Muslim scholar Tariq Ramadan. Ramadan was originally denied a visa in August 2004, when he was offered a teaching position at the University of Notre Dame. A ...[read more]
January 25, 2006
by Krystal MacIntyre
The American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the US government for denying Swiss Muslim scholar Tariq Ramadan entry into the United States under the ideological exclusion provision of the USA Patriot Act. Ramadan was unable to accept a teaching invitation at the ...[read more]

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