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Denied a Visa, Scholar Won't Teach at Notre Dame

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Denied a Visa, Scholar Won't Teach at Notre Dame

Denied a Visa, Scholar Won't Teach at Notre Dame

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Agreeing to a request from the Homeland Security Department, the State Department refuses to issue a visa to a Muslim European professor hired by Notre Dame. Swiss citizen Tariq Ramadan was to lead research on religion, conflict and peace building at the university. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports.