(NEW YORK, NY, 12/7/15) — Tonight, the New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY), a leading Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will join other civil rights organizations at a rally and press conference in Washington Square Park against the Muslim Ban, the Tax Scam, and to demand a DREAM Act Now. #NoMuslimBanEver, #NoTaxScam, and #DREAMActNOW!
On Monday, the Supreme Court reinstated Muslim Ban 3.0; last Friday, the U.S. Senate moved forward with a Tax Scam that will devastate New York families; and since October, thousands of DACA recipients have been put at risk for deportation. Earlier this week, CAIR-NY expressed deep concern over the court’s decision to allow President Trump’s latest Muslim Ban policy to be implemented until the court makes a final decision about the executive action’s constitutionality.
WHAT: Rally and March against the Muslim Ban, the Tax Scam, and to Demand a DREAM Act Now!
WHEN: Thursday, December 7, 6 p.m.
WHERE: Washington Square Park
Speakers at the rally include representatives from several rally organizers:
- Mpower Change
- Strong Economy for All Coalition
- The New York Immigration Coalition
- Arab American Association of NY
- Asian American Federation
- Bangla Brigade NYC
- CAIR- NY
- Iranian Alliances Across Borders
- National Action Network
- New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE)
- New York State Immigrant Action Fund
- Planned Parenthood NYC
- UNITEHERE Local 100
- The Workmen’s Circle
- 32BJ SEIU Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB)
CAIR-NY also encourages anyone who thinks they may be impacted by the latest Muslim Ban to contact the civil rights organization or an immigration attorney.
CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
La misiÃ³n de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensiÃ³n mutua.
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