(WASHINGTON, D.C., 12/7/15) — Tonight, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will join other civil rights organizations and members of Congress at a rally and press conference against President Trump’s “Muslim Ban” in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. #NoMuslimBanEver
Facebook Page: NoMuslimBanEver
Earlier this week, CAIR 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 Press Conference Against President Trump’s Muslim Ban
WHEN: Thursday, December 7, 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: In Front of the United States Supreme Court, 1 First Street, NE, Washington, DC, 20002
CONTACT: CAIR National Government Affairs Department Coordinator Amineh Safi, 202.646.6033, firstname.lastname@example.org
Speakers at the rally include members of Congress and representatives from several rally organizers:
- Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-D)
- Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-D)
- Justice for Muslims Collective
- CWS Immigration and Refugee Program
- Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
- Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB)
Rally organizers include: Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR); CWS; Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB); Justice for Muslims Collective; MoveOn.org; South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT): Win Without War.
CAIR is warning citizens of the targeted countries who are present in the United States as lawful permanent residents, students, workers, or tourists to consult with an immigration attorney before traveling overseas.
CAIR also encourages anyone who thinks they may be impacted by the latest Muslim Ban to contact the civil rights organization or an immigration attorney.
The Washington-based civil rights and advocacy organization urges community members to report any bias incidents to police and to CAIR’s Civil Rights Department at 202-742-6420 or by filing a report at: http://www.cair.com/report
CAIR recently launched an app to share critical “know your rights” information and to simplify the process to report hate crimes and bias incidents. CAIR is urging American Muslims and members of other minority groups to download the app and utilize this resource to stay informed and empowered.
For a quick download of CAIR’s civil rights app, click here: http://www.cair.com/app
CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. 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.
La misiÃ³n de CAIR es mejorar la comprensiÃ³n del Islam, fomentar el diÃ¡logo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensiÃ³n mutua.
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CONTACT: CAIR National Litigation Director Lena Masri, 248-390-9784, email@example.com; CAIR Senior Litigation Attorney Gadeir Abbas, 720-251-0425, firstname.lastname@example.org; CAIR Government Affairs Director Robert McCaw, 202-742-6448, email@example.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, firstname.lastname@example.org