Biden reverses Trump’s ‘Muslim ban.’ Americans support the decision.

Nazita Lajevardi, Kassra AR Oskooii, and Loren Collingwood - Washington Post January 27, 2021



In 2017, rallies and protests persuaded a big proportion of citizens that the ban was ‘un-American'


On Inauguration Day, President Biden rescinded a policy widely known as the “Muslim ban” — a Trump administration-imposed ban on allowing people from seven Muslim-majority countries to travel to the United States. Biden has called the policy “morally wrong” and “designed to target primarily Black and Brown immigrants.Polls show that U.S. public opinion is on his side. That’s a shift from polls conducted in January 2017, which suggested that roughly half of Americans initially supported the ban.


 

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