(ST. LOUIS, MO, 4/30/2017) – On Monday, May 1, the Missouri chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Missouri) will join a “No Bans, No Walls, No Hate, Love All” rally organized by the St. Louis chapter of Indivisible in front of Senator Roy Blunt’s state office to support justice for immigrants and refugees.

WHAT: No Bans, No Walls, No Hate, Love All Rally

WHERE: Roy Blunt’s Office, 7700 Bonhomme Ave Ste 315, St. Louis 63105

WHEN: Monday, May 1, 5 p.m.

CONTACT: CAIR-Missouri Executive Director Faizan Syed, 636-207-8882, 314-330-2946, fsyed@cair.com; CAIR-Missouri Communication Intern Neveen Ayesh, 314-452-554

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/events/432598730465834/

“The current administration’s demonization of immigrants is unethical and un-American,” said CAIR-Missouri Executive Director Faizan Syed. “We believe Senator Blunt’s silence on this issue is unacceptable.”

The program will include a rally in front of Senator Blunt’s office, along with a delegation of ten community leaders who will visit the Senator’s staff. A CAIR-Missouri representative will join the Missouri delegation while Syed will meet with Blunt’s staff in Washington, D.C., on Monday.

“St. Louis should be a freedom city for immigrants and refugees,” said CAIR-Missouri Communication Intern Neveen Ayesh. “Senator Blunt should remember the example of the Bosnians who helped rebuild St. Louis and became an integral part of our community.”

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-Missouri Executive Director Faizan Syed, 636-207-8882, 314-330-2946, fsyed@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

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