CAIR Calls for Evacuation of U.S. Citizens Trapped in Yemen

CAIR-logoMuslim civil rights group says American Muslims, others seek help in leaving combat zone

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/31/15) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on Secretary of State John Kerry "to take immediate action to facilitate the evacuation of U.S. citizens and permanent residents trapped in Yemen."

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200+ Delegates to Lobby Congress at First National Muslim Advocacy Day

USCMO-logo(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/31/2014) -- On Monday, April 13, more than 200 delegates from 22 states will take part in the first National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

The lobbying effort is sponsored by the US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local American Muslim organizations. Muslim delegates are already scheduled to visit the offices of a third of the House of Representatives and almost half of the Senate.

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CAIR Calls for FBI Hate Crime Probe of 'Get Out' Vandalism Targeting Sudanese Refugees in Alaska

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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/1/15) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on state and federal law enforcement authorities to investigate vandalism targeting Sudanese refugeesin Anchorage, Ala., as a hate crime. According to media reports, the refugees found graffiti with messages such as "Leave Alaska," "Get Out" and "Go Now" scrawled on their cars and the tires of their vehicles deflated.

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