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CAIR-NY: Muslims Meet with ICE Officials

(NEW YORK, NY, 8/18/05) – Representatives of the New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) and leaders of the New York Muslim community met yesterday with officials from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the FBI to discuss issues related to outreach and mutual cooperation.

At the meeting, Muslim leaders listened to a presentation about ICE and the work that it does. Topics discussed included translation of ICE materials into a variety of languages, the need to help prevent misunderstandings that arise in dealing with officials and the perceived targeting of certain ethnic groups.

CONTACT: CAIR-NY, 212-870-2002


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