MESA - Middle East Studies Association

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MESA has recently been addressing issues affecting the field of Middle East studies in light of current events like the Executive Order limiting travel to the U.S. from six Muslim-majority countries. This page has been created to consolidate MESA's work on these newly-emerging issues.

Responses to Executive Order imposing travel restrictions on people from six Muslim-majority countries
March 17, 2017 Coalition press release on Trump administration appeal
March 16, 2017 MESA press release on Maryland Court's blocking of Muslim ban
March 10, 2017 MESA joins as plaintiff in lawsuit opposing the travel ban (complaint [pdf] MESA declaration [pdf]
March 7, 2017 Survey regarding impact of travel ban on MESA constituents
March 8, 2017 TFCHR memo on revised presidential executive order
January 29, 2017 TFCHR memo on presidential executive order
January 29, 2017 MESA's Board of Directors Issues Statement on executive order
Creation of the Task Force on Civil and Human Rights
March 8, 2017 TFCHR memo on presidential executive order
January 29, 2017 TFCHR memo on revised presidential executive order
January 27, 2017 Creation and Protocol

 

 

 



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