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As @PENamerica our mission does not encompass immigration rights but we joined the fight against the Muslim Ban on grounds that it violated the 1st Amendment right to receive and impart ideas through international exchange. Proud the battle has been won. https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2021/1/20/22235986/biden-trump-travel-muslim-ban
Congrats and thanks to @PressSec for modeling a respectful, candid and fact-based exchange with the media. An important early step in restoring respect for press freedom at home, and rebuilding US leadership on media freedom around the world. https://thehill.com/video/in-the-news/535110-watch-live-jen-psaki-holds-first-white-house-briefing-for-biden
Congratulations to all of our 2021 grant winners! PEN America's grants are juried by panels of esteemed, award-winning writers, editors, translators, and critics. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/2LTPJr0.