(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
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 email@example.com and to CAIR’s Civil Rights Department at 202-742-6420 or by going to: https://www.cair.com/report
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 misiÃ³n de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensiÃ³n del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.