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DC: CAIR Rep to Join NJ Congressional Delegation at Meeting with Muslim Leaders to Address Immigration Concerns, Growing Islamophobia

CAIR National logoWASHINGTON – Today, February 14, 2017, CAIR Director of Government Affairs Robert McCaw will join Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman, U.S. Senators Bob Menendez, Cory Booker, U.S. Reps. Donald Norcross, Josh Gottheimer, Frank Pallone, Jr., Leonard Lance, Albio Sires, Bill Pascrell, Jr., Donald Payne, Jr. to hear from constituents statewide on the impact of the now-halted travel ban and the growing concerns of safety in their communities.

Rep. Watson Coleman convened this meeting, inviting the entire delegation, following significant outcry from constituents regarding President Trump’s Executive Orders on immigration.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 13, 2017; 4:15PM

WHERE: U.S. Capitol Building – H144

WHO:   U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12)

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez

U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01)

U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05)

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06)

U.S. Rep. Albio Sires (NJ-08)

U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09)

U.S. Rep Donald Payne, Jr. (NJ-10)

Robert McCaw, Government Affairs Director, CAIR

PRESS:  The delegation will hold a brief press conference following the meeting at approximately 5:30pm.

(Note: Please RSVP to Kirsten.Allen@mail.house.gov or 202-774-8004)

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 misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.   

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CONTACT: CAIR Government Affairs Director Robert McCaw, 202-742-6448, rmccaw@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

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