The Asian Pacific American Bar Association of South Florida

Blog Post

APABA OF SOUTH FLORIDA JOINS IN FILING AN AMICUS BRIEF TO CHALLENGE THE MUSLIM BAN

APABA of South Florida joined the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, and 61 affiliated national and local Asian Pacific American bar associations in filing an amicus brief in Trump v. State of Hawai`i (No. 17-965), to be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court on April 25, 2018. Together these Asian Pacific American bar associations urged the Court to support the injunction of President Trump’s Sept. 24, 2017, revised executive order barring refugees and individuals from six Muslim majority countries from entering the United States.  CLICK HERE to review our press release, and CLICK HERE to view a copy of the brief.