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CAIR to Join Baltimore City Councilman Zeke Cohen, Community Partners in Calling for Reunification of Immigrant Families

(BALTIMORE, MD, 7/9/18) – This afternoon, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will join Baltimore City Councilman Zeke Cohen, CASA and other coalition partners and elected leaders to announce a new city council resolution calling for the immediate reunification of all families separated under President Trump’s border ”˜zero tolerance policy.’ 

WHAT: News Conference Announcing Baltimore City Council Resolution Calling for Immediate Family Reunification

WHEN: Monday, June 9, 4 p.m.

WHERE: Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday Street, Baltimore Md. 

CONTACT: CAIR Director of Maryland Outreach Zainab Chaudry, zchaudry@cair.com, 410-971-6062

The Trump administration’s first deadline to reunite children under five with their parents is tomorrow.

On June 26, a federal court granted a preliminary injunction as part of a class-action lawsuit requiring children under FIVE to be reunited with their families by July 10th, and all children within 30 days.

SEE: Judge orders list of children separated from parents at border

http://www.cbs8.com/story/38590998/judge-orders-list-of-children-separated-from-parents-at-border

On Friday, a San Diego federal judge ordered the Trump administration to produce a list of children under the age of five who have been forcibly separated from their parents under the ”˜zero tolerance policy.’

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 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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