280 Delegates Lobby Congress on 'Historic' First National Muslim Advocacy Day

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/13/2015) -- Some 280 delegates from more than 20 states met today with elected officials and congressional staffers during the "historic" first-ever National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local American Muslim organizations.

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Arab, Muslim and Asian Groups Sue Kerry, Carter Over U.S. Citizens Trapped in Yemen

yemen-article(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/9/2015) -- The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus (ALC) today announced the filing of a lawsuit against Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter seeking government action to evacuate American citizens trapped in Yemen. [NOTE: The lawsuit was filed by ADC and CAIR attorneys.]

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