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CAIR Offers Training on Islam for Marines, DHS

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 6/1/06) – Representatives of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) recently offered cultural and religious sensitivity training at the Marine Corps University (http://www.mcu.usmc.mil/) in Quantico, Va.

CAIR’s training was part of the ongoing program of the Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning (CAOCL), Marine Corps Training and Education Command. Those who attended the training included Marine commanders and other career military personnel.

A representative of CAIR Civil Rights Department offered another sensitivity training session this week at the Fairfax, Va., office of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Formerly called the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), USCIS is now part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). SEE: http://www.uscis.gov/

(To inquire about CAIR’s sensitivity training, e-mail: events@cair.com)

CAIR, America’s largest Muslim civil liberties group, has 32 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. 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.

CONTACT: Ibrahim Hooper, 202-488-8787 or 202-744-7726, E-Mail: ihooper@cair-net.org

 

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