CAIR to Co-Host Town Hall Meeting with Virginia AG on Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban 2.0’

CAIR National logo(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/17/2017) – This evening, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), along with Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center and MAS-PACE, will host a town hall meeting with Virginia’s attorney general in Falls Church, Va., to discuss the Trump administration’s “Muslim Ban 2.0” and its impact on civil rights.

The event will also include a free “Citizenship Application Clinic.”

[MEDIA NOTE: The event will be livestreamed on CAIR’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational ]

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WHEN: March 17, 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center, 3159 Row Street, Falls Church, VA 22044

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

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

* The Honorable Mark R. Herring, Attorney General of Virginia

* CAIR Co-Counsel Gadeir Abbas, Esq.

The Washington-based civil rights and advocacy organization urges community members to report any bias incidents to police and to CAIR's Civil Rights Department at 202-742-6420 or by filing a report at: http://www.cair.com/civil-rights/report-an-incident/view/form.html

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.

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


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