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CAIR, Community Advocates to Respond to Maryland Governor’s Decision to Welcome Refugees

(BALTIMORE, MD, 1/2/20) – Later today (Jan. 2), the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will join community advocates at a news conference in Baltimore, Md., to respond to Gov. Larry Hogan's decision that Maryland would continue to accept properly-vetted refugees.

WHEN: Thursday, January 2, 4 p.m. 

WHERE: CAIR Office in Maryland, 6120 Baltimore National Pike, Suite 2D, Baltimore, MD 21228

CONTACT: CAIR Director of Maryland Outreach Zainab Chaudry, zchaudry@cair.com410-971-6062

The Trump administration had set a Jan. 21 deadline for states and cities to state whether they would continue to accept refugees. That deadline was set after Trump cut the total number of refugees to a historic low of 18,000.

SEE: Maryland’s Governor Says He’ll Keep the Door Open to Refugees

Community members are urged to report any bias incidents to CAIR’s Maryland Outreach Department at and to CAIR’s Civil Rights Department at 202-742-6420 or by going to:

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, 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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