CAIR ACTION ALERT: Attend Sept. 24 First-Ever Congressional Hearing on the Muslim Ban

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/19/19) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights organization, today encouraged community members to attend the first-ever congressional hearing on the Muslim Ban, to be held Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m.

SEE: https://www.facebook.com/events/533831804092504/

SEE: https://judiciary.house.gov/legislation/hearings/oversight-trump-administration-s-muslim-ban

The hearing will feature two panels, one with government officials and one with individuals impacted by the Muslim Ban.

[NOTE: CAIR is encouraging community members to arrive at least two hours early as admission to the hearing room is granted on a first-come, first-served basis. The building will open at 7 a.m., but lines may form outside before that time.]

WHAT: Joint House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship and House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing on “Oversight of the Trump Administration’s Muslim Ban”
WHERE: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building, 45 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20515
WHEN: Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 10 a.m. NOTE: CAIR is encouraging community members to arrive at least two hours early as admission to the hearing room is granted on a first-come, first-served basis. The building will open at 7 a.m., but lines may form outside before that time.
CONTACT: CAIR Government Affairs Director Robert McCaw, 202-742-6448

Community members are also encouraged to attend a Community Storytelling event to be held prior to the hearings.

WHAT: Muslim Ban Community Storytelling Event
WHERE: First Street between Constitution and Independence Ave., across from the Library of Congress
WHEN: Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. NOTEBecause the line to get in the hearing room is expected to be long, those who attend this event will likely be unable to attend the hearing. For those unable to get in line early enough for the hearing, this is a good option.
CONTACT: CAIR Government Affairs Director Robert McCaw, 202-742-6448

CAIR’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.

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CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com; CAIR Government Affairs Director Robert McCaw, 202-742-6448, rmccaw@cair.com

 


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