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Ayan Ajeen

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

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Urges Participation in National Muslim Voter Registration Day (Aug. 28) #MyMuslimVote

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/26/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is urging Muslim community members nationwide to participate in Friday’s (Aug. 28) National Muslim Voter Registration Day (#NMVRD), a nationally-coordinated effort of grassroots Muslim organizations in dozens of cities across the country to register thousands of voters through virtual registration drives.    CAIR, the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is a national partner of MPower Change’s #MyMuslimVote campaign — a national, non-partisan campaign focused on increasing civic engagement

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Submits Complaint of Possible Hatch Act Violation by Secretary Pompeo for Jerusalem RNC Speech

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/25/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, today filed a written complaint with the Department of State Office of Inspector General requesting Acting Inspector General  Diana R. Shaw  investigate whether or not Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issuing a pre-recorded political speech — which will be aired today at the Republican National Convention (RNC), recorded while on a State Department funded mission to Jerusalem — is

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR: Survey Shows Muslim Voters in Battleground States Most Concerned About Civil Rights, Healthcare, Immigration, Education

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/25/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today joined a coalition of national Muslim organizations in releasing the results of a pre-election “Muslims in America Policy Poll” – an online survey of 1,500 Muslims in America that highlights issue and policy priorities of the Muslim community just months before the 2020 General Election.  WATCH THE LIVESTREAMED PRESENTATION: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTNhi7ncxzU READ THE POLL RESULTS: https://www.cair.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/MuslimPolicyPoll.pdf The poll was created and distributed through a partnership of

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Ayan Ajeen

LIVESTREAM: Results of ‘Muslims in America Policy Poll,’ What Muslims Want Heading Into the 2020 General Election

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/24/20) – Tomorrow, August 25, a coalition of national Muslim organizations will release the results of their pre-election “Muslims in America Policy Poll” – an online survey of 1,500 Muslims in America that highlights issue and policy priorities of the Muslim community just months before the 2020 General Election.  Join national Muslim organizations live on Tuesday August 25 at 12 p.m. (ET) to learn more about what priority policies American Muslims – especially those in

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Ayan Ajeen

CAIR-NJ, NJ Muslims Groups and Coalition Partners Issue Statement in Solidarity with Linda Sarsour

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 8/24/20) – The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) today expressed its support and solidarity with MPower Change Executive Director Linda Sarsour after she was smeared by various elected officials and political leaders in the wake of her appearance at a Democratic National Convention event.     On August 19, 2020, Congressman Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey tweeted an attack on Linda Sarsour and said that she is “a noted anti-Semite

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