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Action Alert: CAIR Condemns Trump’s Bigoted Remarks, Asks Imams to Offer Friday Sermons Urging Rejection of Racism

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/12/18) – Following President Trump’s most recent racist remarks, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is calling on imams (Islamic religious leaders) nationwide to reiterate Islam’s rejection of racism in their sermons (khutbas) for today’s weekly congregational prayers (jummah).   In a statement reacting to Trump’s racist comments targeting Haitians and immigrants from African countries, CAIR said: “CAIR and the American Muslim community strongly condemn

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Action Alert: CAIR Condemns Termination of TPS for Salvadorans, Urges Redesignation for Syrians and Yemenis Living in U.S.

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/11/18) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned the Trump administration’s announcement this week terminating the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) of the 263,000 Salvadoran immigrants living in the United States, the humanitarian program allowing them to live and work in the U.S. since a pair of earthquakes devastated El Salvador in 2001. Yesterday, the U.S. State Department issued a Level 3 Travel Advisory for El

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Action Alert: CAIR Calls on Maryland Mosques to Participate in ‘Immigrant Solidarity Weekend’, Dedicate Friday Sermons to Prayers for Immigrant Communities

(BALTIMORE, MD, 1/11/18) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is calling on Maryland mosque leaders and imams (Islamic religious leaders) to support statewide ”˜Immigrant Solidarity Weekend’ January 12th – 14th by dedicating this week’s Friday sermons to urging prayers, support, and advocacy for Maryland’s diverse immigrant communities.   SEE: ”˜Immigrant Solidarity Weekend’ Facebook Event Page  “Friday sermons are part of a dedicated effort by Muslim communities to help

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Action Alert: CAIR is Hiring – Join our Team in Washington, D.C.

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/5/2018) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on qualified applicants to submit resumes for a number of new positions at the nation’s largest American Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. “Due to the increasing number of cases of discrimination, attacks and policies targeting American Muslims, and the community’s support of our work, we are increasing staffing at our offices in the nation’s capital by more than 50

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Action Alert: CAIR Urges Senate to Vote ‘No’ on Torture-Supporting Judicial Nominee Howard Nielson

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/5/18) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to vote “NO” on the nomination of Howard C. Nielson to the position of United States District Court Judge for the District of Utah because of his past support for torture. CAIR is also calling on American voters to urge the Senate Judiciary Committee, and their state’s Senate delegation, to oppose Nielson’s

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ACTION ALERT: CAIR-Florida Calls on the Republican Party of Polk County to Drop Anti-Muslim Presentation

(MIAMI, FL, 1/2/18) – The Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations -Florida (CAIR-Florida), the state’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, today called on the Republican Party of Polk County to denounce the Florida Republican Club of Lakeland’s scheduled anti-Muslim presentation by Jeffrey Sanow. According to Lakeland’s GOP Club website, Sanow’s presentation will focus on what sharia (Islamic principles) really means and how it is incompatible with the United States’ Constitution. The event will be part of the Club’s

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