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CAIR-NY Files Lawsuit Against USCIS Over Yemeni Family’s Reunification Visa Delay

(NEW YORK, N.Y., 8/26/2020) – The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today announced the filing of a federal lawsuit against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for unreasonably delaying the adjudication of an immigrant visa application for a Yemeni national seeking to be reunited with her husband in the United States.  SEE: CAIR-NY Lawsuit The plaintiff, Sfuaun Ali Nasir, is an U.S. citizen. Nasir married his wife, a Yemeni national, in June 2014 in Yemen. In 2017, Nasir submitted an immigrant visa application to bring his wife to the United States.  

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CAIR to Host Live Program to Discuss Bringing Home the Thousands of Americans Stranded in Yemen

(WASHINGTON, DC., 8/13/20) – Today, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will host a live program at 5 p.m. (ET) on Facebook and YouTube titled “Bring Them Home: Help Bring Home the Thousands of Americans Stranded in Yemen”. Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/635941317328319 Facebook Live GO TO: https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational YouTube Live GO TO: https://www.youtube.com/CAIRtv Join CAIR and coalition partners live on Thursday August 13 at 5 p.m. (ET) to discuss how thousands of Americans have been stranded in Yemen since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Join this Facebook Live event to learn more about how you can help bring these Americans

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Ten-year-old Yemeni Girl Stranded in Egypt to be Reunited with Family in San Francisco

(SANTA CLARA, CA, 8/13/2020) –Today at 8:30pm, Raghad Saleh, a 10-year-old Yemeni girl, will arrive at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) after being stranded in Egypt for over a month without her family due to Trump’s various travel bans, including the Muslim Ban and COVID related visa services suspension.  The family had been trying to leave their home country of Yemen, because of the ongoing war, and were waiting in Egypt until AboBakr Saleh, their father, was settled in San Francisco. The family’s visas were issued in March with the exception of Raghad’s. The U.S. Embassy in Cairo told the family the mix-up would be fixed, but by then, Trump issued a suspension of visa services and later banned the issuance of immigrant visas to the United States.   Raghad’s mothers and siblings’ visas were set to expire on in early

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CAIR: Bring Them Home Coalition Calls on State Department to Ensure Repatriation of 2,000 Americans Stranded in Yemen

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/12/2020) – Today the Bring Them Home Coalition sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressing deep concern that the United States has not taken all feasible steps necessary to ensure the repatriation of more than 2,000 Americans stranded in Yemen due to the outbreak of COVID-19, including more than 100 persons carrying travel documents that have expired.    READ THE LETTER: https://www.cair.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/BringThemHome.pdf  The Bring Them Home Coalition also offered the Department of State several recommendations to guarantee the safe return of these stranded Americans.   Click Here to Read the Bring Them Home Coalition Letter to Secretary of State

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CAIR and Coalition Partners to Host Live Program ‘Bring Them Home: Stranded in Yemen’

(WASHINGTON, DC., 8/04/20) – Today, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, along with coalition partners will host a live program at 5 p.m. (ET) on Facebook and YouTube titled “Bring Them Home: Stranded in Yemen.” Facebook Live GO TO: https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational YouTube Live GO TO: https://www.youtube.com/CAIRtv The program “Bring Them Home: Stranded in Yemen” invites viewers to learn about Americans stranded in Yemen, what to do if they know someone stranded in Yemen, and how they can help. This event will be in both English and Arabic.  Speakers include Mohamed Taleb from Asian Americans Advancing Justice Asian Law Caucus, Jehan

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CAIR ACTION ALERT: Urge the U.S. Government to Bring Home Americans Stranded in Yemen

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 7/8/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is urging all Americans to contact Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and their members of Congress to urge the U.S. Government to bring home the more than 1,000 American citizens and LPRs (Legal Permanent Residents) who have been stranded in Yemen due to the COVID-19 global health crisis and the cancellation of flights. CAIR’s click-and-send action alert is directing Americans to urge the U.S. State Department to: 1) Help facilitate or charter new flights out of Yemen for all Yemeni-Americans and LPRs stranded, and

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CAIR Action Alert: (Live Stream) Watch CAIR Welcome Yemeni-Americans Returning Home to Dulles (IAD) Airport, Following COVID-19 Lockdown in Yemen – #BringThemHome

Want to join us? CAIR is looking for four volunteers to hold welcome signs. Contact: info@cair.com   (WASHINGTON, D.C., 6/26/20) – On Sunday, June 28, at 6:50 p.m. the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will live stream its welcoming of Yemeni Americans arriving at the Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). More than 1,000 American citizens and LPRs (Legal Permanent Residents) have been stranded in Yemen after traveling to that country for a brief period of time. They were scheduled to return to the U.S. at the end of March 2020 but became stranded due to the

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Today: CAIR On AIR: ‘Bring Yemeni-Americans Home’

(WASHINGTON, DC., 6/23/20) – Today, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will host a live 30-minute “CAIR On Air: The Muslim Action Hour” at 3 p.m. (ET) on Facebook and YouTube. Facebook GO TO: https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational YouTube GO TO:https://www.youtube.com/CAIRtv Today’s program is themed “Bring Yemeni-Americans Home” with guests:  Jehan Hakim, Yemeni Alliance Committee Ahmed Mohamed, CAIR-NY  Join us today to discuss our Yemen Campaign and how we are working to repatriate the more than 400 American citizens and legal permanent residents who are currently stranded in Yemen without flights due to the COVID-19 global health crisis. [NOTE: Please submit your questions

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#BringThemHome: CAIR Calls on State Department to Bring Home Americans and Legal Permanent Residents Stranded in Yemen without Flights Due to the COVID-19 Crisis

433 Yemeni Americans and LPRs (legal permanent residents) have contacted CAIR and CAIR Chapters nationwide because they are stranded in Yemen without flights due to the COVID-19 crisis. The State Department is arranging for two flights on June 28 and July 1, departing from Aden, Yemen to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Washington-Dulles International Airport. Many passports and travel documents of stranded Americans expired during the COVID-19 lockdown in Yemen and do not currently qualify under State Department ticketing guidelines to return home. CAIR is calling on the U.S. government to immediately assist those Americans and LPRs stranded in Yemen without travel

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CAIR-NY Reunites Yemeni-American Family Separated by Muslim Ban

(NEW YORK, N.Y., 8/6/2019) – The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today announced the reunification of a Yemeni-American family that was separated by President Trump’s Muslim Ban.  Yesterday, Saleh Almuganahi and his wife and two daughters arrived in New York City. Last month, CAIR-NY sued the Trump administration for retroactively applying the Muslim Ban to revoke an approved visa for Almuganahi’s wife. Within 24 hours of filing suit, the U.S. Embassy approved the visa.  Almuganahi immediately departed the United States to make arrangements for his family

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