(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/19/17) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is calling on all Americans to urge their senators to support legislation reversing President Trump’s Muslim Ban 3.0 executive order and blocking its implementation.
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On Wednesday, October 18, Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations and the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committees, and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), ranking member of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, led 27 senators in introducing legislation that would withhold federal funding to enforce the executive order.
CAIR-MN Action Alert: Urge St. Cloud City Council to Vote ‘NO’ on Moratorium on Refugee Resettlement
(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 10/17/2017) - - The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) is calling on all Minnesotans to urge the St. Cloud City Council to vote “NO” on a motion calling for a moratorium on refugee resettlement in St. Cloud.
Sources report to CAIR-MN that the anti-refugee motion will be introduced by Councilmember Jeff Johnson (4th Ward) during the next city council meeting taking place on Monday, October 23.
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“Members of the St. Cloud City Council should vote against Councilman Jeff Johnson’s despicable, racist, xenophobic, Islamophobic, and ill-informed motion targeting refugees,” said CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein. “Discrimination and bigotry towards refugees should not have a place in the St. Cloud City Council.”
CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.
Past events have been sold out, no tickets are sold at the door -- so register TODAY to reserve your place
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/9/17) -- Azhar Azeez, president of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), will be a keynote speaker at CAIR’s 23rd annual banquet on Saturday, October 28, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va.
In past years, the banquet has sold out. No tickets will be sold at the door, so register TODAY to reserve your place.
TO REGISTER, GO TO: https://www.cair.com/banquet/
With the theme “Living Our Faith: Defending Freedom,” CAIR's 23rd Annual Banquet will feature a number of other nationally-known speakers and awardees, including:
Banquet attendees will also be entertained by comedian Jeremy McLellan, will meet the winners of CAIR’s annual awards and will hear from the surviving hero and from relatives of the two men who gave their lives in defense of others in Oregon.
Individual tickets cost $65.
Reserve a Table(s) of 10: