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Immigrants’ Rights Coordinator

March 28, 2017

(Temporary, part-time, non-exempt) The Council on American-Islamic Relations, Greater Los Angeles Area Chapter (CAIR-LA) seeks a temporary, part-time Immigrants’ Rights Coordinator to work with other staff at the Anaheim office...

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CAIR-LA: Solidarity Town Hall Against Muslim Ban 2.0 gets Robust Community Response

March 13, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA – 3/13/2017) On Sundayafternoon, March 12, the Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA), in partnership with the Islamic Institute of Orange County (IIOC) and the...

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CAIR-LA to Offer Reaction to Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban 2.0’

March 6, 2017

(ANAHEIM CA., 3/6/17) – On Monday, March 6, representatives of the office of the Greater Los Angeles area of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) will be available to offer reaction to...

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Muslim Ban 2.0 is Official. Here’s How You Can Fight Back.

Dear Friends and Supporters, Today, President Trump signed a new version of his bigoted Muslim Ban. After his last botched attempt, we joined our partners in opposing the ban in the...

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Civil Rights

CAIR-LA: Solidarity Town Hall Against Muslim Ban 2.0 gets Robust Community Response

March 13, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA – 3/13/2017) On Sundayafternoon, March 12, the Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA), in partnership with the Islamic Institute of Orange County (IIOC) and the...

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Muslim Ban 2.0 is Official. Here’s How You Can Fight Back.

March 6, 2017

Dear Friends and Supporters, Today, President Trump signed a new version of his bigoted Muslim Ban. After his last botched attempt, we joined our partners in opposing the ban in the...

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Local Community Groups Call for Investigation of Off-Duty LAPD Officer Gun Firing in Dispute with Anaheim Teenagers

February 24, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 02/23/17) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) and Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible Development (OCCORD) call on the Orange County...

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BREAKING NEWS: CAIR Applauds Appeals Court’s Ruling Against Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Executive Order

February 10, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 02/09/17) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today welcomed a federal appeals court’s decision to maintain the freeze on President Trump’s controversial “Muslim...

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Government

CAIR-LA: Solidarity Town Hall Against Muslim Ban 2.0 gets Robust Community Response

March 13, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA – 3/13/2017) On Sundayafternoon, March 12, the Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA), in partnership with the Islamic Institute of Orange County (IIOC) and the...

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Muslim Ban 2.0 is Official. Here’s How You Can Fight Back.

March 6, 2017

Dear Friends and Supporters, Today, President Trump signed a new version of his bigoted Muslim Ban. After his last botched attempt, we joined our partners in opposing the ban in the...

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BREAKING NEWS: CAIR Applauds Appeals Court’s Ruling Against Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Executive Order

February 10, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 02/09/17) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today welcomed a federal appeals court’s decision to maintain the freeze on President Trump’s controversial “Muslim...

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Update on “Muslim Ban” | Protests at LAX

January 29, 2017

Since President Donald Trump signed Friday’s executive order banning non-citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from traveling to the U.S., dozens of passengers arriving with non-immigrant visas as well as green...

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In the News

CAIR-LA’s Press Conference with Local Interfaith and Civil Rights on Trump’s Executive Orders

February 1, 2017

(ANAHEIM, CA, 1/30/17) – Today, the greater Los Angeles area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) hosted a press conference in partnership with the Southern California civil rights and interfaith communities, in...

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Media Coverage of Hate Letters Sent to CA Mosques

November 29, 2016

This past weekend, The Greater Los Angeles Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) called for stepped-up police protection of local mosques after an anti-Muslim, hate-filled letter supporting President-elect Donald...

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NBC 4 News: CAIR-LA Rep Says Olympic Athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad Inspires Muslim Women

August 9, 2016

NBC 4 News: CAIR-LA Communications Coordinator Ojaala Ahmad says Olympic Athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad (who made history for being the first hijab-observing woman to represent the U.S. in the Olympics) inspires...

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News Coverage of Los Osos High School Student, Bayan Zehlif, Smeared as “Isis” in Yearbook

May 10, 2016

On Sunday May 8th, CAIR-LA released a statement titled, "CAIR-LA Concerned About Saftey of Muslim Student Smeared as 'Isis' in H.S. Yearbook" expressing concern about the safety of a Muslim...

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