PRESS EVENT: Legal Experts to Discuss Ramifications of President Trump’s Muslim Ban in Pennsylvania and Beyond

State College, PA – On Friday, September 29 at 3:30pm EST,  Muslim Advocates will host the kick-off event for a series of panels on the short-term and long-term impacts of President Trump’s unlawful Muslim ban.  The events will on the heels of the Trump administration’s Muslim Ban 3.0 announcement.


  • Sirine Shebaya, Senior Staff Attorney, Muslim Advocates
  • Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Esq., Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar & Clinical Professor of Law, Penn State Law; Director, Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic


The panelists will highlight the changes in the latest iteration of the ban and its scope, the ways in which it has already affected the Happy Valley community, and those aspects of the ban that will remain in place regardless of the Supreme Court’s upcoming decision. Additionally, the panelists will provide lessons learned from the Muslim Ban, including what communities can do to remain vigilant against discriminatory policies going forward. Following panel presentations, there will be an extended Q&A session in which community members can voice their questions and concerns.

WHEN: Friday, September 29 at 3:30pm ET

WHERE: Penn State Law, Lewis Katz Building, Room 112, University Park, PA

Muslim Advocates is a national legal advocacy and educational organization that works on the frontlines of civil rights to guarantee freedom and justice for Americans of all faiths.