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Once barred from U.S., Muslim scholar speaks in Chicago area

Apr 11, 2010 9:57:00 PM - chicagotribune.com
In January, State Department reversed Bush-administration visa denial

Six years after being barred from coming to the U.S. to teach at the University of Notre Dame, the Muslim scholar Tariq Ramadan spoke Saturday in suburban Oakbrook Terrace, attributing his presence to new "channels for dialogue" between the U.S. and Islamic scholars and telling American Muslims to treat the U.S. as their home.