CAIR Press Releases

Apr 24, 2015 36

CAIR-LA 'Dismayed' by Court Ruling Against Iranian-American Immigration Judge

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(Los Angeles, CA, 4/24/15) - CAIR-LA was dismayed by the ruling issued yesterday by a federal judge in California against Iranian-American immigration judge Afsaneh Ashely… Read more
Apr 24, 2015 76

California Muslims to Lobby State Lawmakers at 4th Annual Muslim Day at the…

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(SACRAMENTO, CA, 4/24/15) -- On Monday, April 27, hundreds of California Muslims will meet with their state lawmakers in Sacramento as part of the fourth annual Muslim Day at the… Read more
Apr 24, 2015 75

CAIR to Join Coalition Calling on Md. Governor to Act Following Death of…

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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/24/15) - Later today, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will join with the Maryland Coalition for Justice and Equality -- an alliance of civil… Read more

CAIR Action Alerts

Apr 22, 2015 527

Act Today to Defeat Anti-BDS Bill in Congress

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Methods of non-violent protest like boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) have been historically successfully in changing unjust and unconstitutional governmental policies.… Read more
Apr 02, 2015 1851

Urge U.S. Government to Evacuate Americans Trapped in Yemen

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There are numerous reports of US citizens trapped in Yemen, and unfortunately the US government is not assisting with evacuations, despite the fact that many others have evacuated… Read more
Mar 30, 2015 821

Urge Arkansas Lawmakers to Reject Anti-Muslim, Foreign Law Bill

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CAIR is calling on Arkansas residents who who value constitutional freedom and civil liberties to contact the Arkansas State Legislature to reject anti-foreign bill "American Laws… Read more

American Muslim News

Apr 23, 2015 264

CAIR Announces April 25 as First Dallas/Fort Worth Open Mosque Day

in American Muslim News
(DALLAS/FORT WORTH, TX, 4/23/15) - The Dallas/Fort Worth chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-DFW) today announced the First Annual Open Mosque Day to be… Read more
Apr 22, 2015 154

CAIR-LA Welcomes OC School's Correction of Inaccurate Materials on Islam

in American Muslim News
(ANAHEIM, C.A. 4/22/2015) - The Greater Los Angeles area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today welcomed a decision by an Orange County high school to… Read more

CAIR in the News

Mar 30, 2015 353

California Muslim police officers allege harassment

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by Halima Kazem, Al Jazeera America Patrolling around mosques and checking in on schools in the dangerous south side of town was second nature for Richmond, California, police… Read more
Mar 30, 2015 409

CAIR, ALC Say SFPD Officer Broke City Law While Investigating with FBI

in CAIR in the News
By Alex Emslie and Mina Kim, KQED News Two civil rights groups filed a complaint Wednesday alleging a San Francisco police inspector violated department rules and city law while… Read more

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