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CAIR to Co-Sponsor ABA Webinar, ‘Islamophobia After the Muslim Ban’

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 11/13/20) – This morning, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will co-sponsor an American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice webinar titled “Islamophobia After the Muslim Ban.”

GO TO: https://americanbar.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cXdTVLZRQ7yYguUItg37Ow

DATE: Friday, November 13, 2020

TIME: 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET

FORMAT: Free non-CLE Webinar

CO-SPONSORS: Council on American-Islamic Relations, National Association of Muslim Lawyers

DESCRIPTION:

This program will explore the direct impact on the American Muslim community following the signing of the executive order banning individuals from Muslim majority countries from entering the United States. Included in the discussion will be reference to litigation across the country concerning the Muslim Ban, statistics around increased incidents of Islamophobia following the order, and personal accounts of individuals and families directly impacted by the Ban.

Speakers:

  • Engy Abdelkader – Co-Chair, Rights of Immigrants Committee, ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice
  • Khaled Beydoun – Associate Professor of Law, Wayne State University Law School; Associate Director of Civil Rights and Social Justice, Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights, Wayne State University Law School
  • Cyra A. Choudhury – Professor of Law, Florida International University College of Law
  • Edward Ahmed Mitchell – Deputy Director, Council on American-Islamic Relations
  • Saleema Snow – Professor of Law & Director, Legal Writing Program, UDC David A. Clarke School of Law

Moderator:

The Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice is the only ABA membership entity solely dedicated to the advancement of human rights, civil rights, civil liberties, and social justice.

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, 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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CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com; CAIR Director of Government Affairs Department Robert S. McCaw, 202-999-8292, rmccaw@cair.com  

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