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CAIR Calls on Supreme Court to Reinstate Lower Court’s Injunction Against Muslim Ban 3.0

January 19, 2018

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on the U.S. Supreme Court to restore a Hawaii court’s injunction against Muslim...

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Lawsuit in Texas Challenging Placement of U.S. Muslims on Terror Watch Lists Without Due Process

January 17, 2018

The Dallas Fort-Worth chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-DFW), along with CAIR’s national civil rights department, today filed a lawsuit on behalf of several Muslims challenging their placement...

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Local Investments, National Impact

December 29, 2017

Dear community members and friends, As Salaams Alaikum (Peace be unto you). As 2017 nears an end, I wanted to make sure to share information about the national impact you...

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What Christmas Means to this American Muslim

December 25, 2017

Every Christmas, my wife, kids, and I make a road trip from Southern California to Texas to spend Christmas with my in-laws and my wife’s extended family. My wife’s parents...

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Civil Rights

CAIR Calls on Supreme Court to Reinstate Lower Court’s Injunction Against Muslim Ban 3.0

January 19, 2018

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on the U.S. Supreme Court to restore a Hawaii court’s injunction against Muslim...

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Lawsuit in Texas Challenging Placement of U.S. Muslims on Terror Watch Lists Without Due Process

January 17, 2018

The Dallas Fort-Worth chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-DFW), along with CAIR’s national civil rights department, today filed a lawsuit on behalf of several Muslims challenging their placement...

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CAIR Welcomes Yet Another Court Ruling Against Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban 3.0’

December 22, 2017

This evening, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, tonight applauded the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ unanimous decision against the Trump...

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CAIR-San Francisco Bay Area Launches Immigrants’ Rights Program

November 20, 2017

Dear Community Members and Friends, Last November, I joined the CAIR San Francisco Bay Area team on the day before the Presidential election. In my first week on the job,...

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Government

Muslim, Civil Rights Groups Mourn Passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

December 12, 2017

Today, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus (“Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus”) and the Council on American-Islamic Relations of the San Francisco Bay Area (“CAIR-SFBA”) mourn the passing of San Francisco...

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2017 CAIR California Legislative Session Update

October 20, 2017

Our Commitment to Protecting Civil Rights The California Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) is pleased to announce momentous victories for civil rights. This legislative session, CAIR-CA co-sponsored...

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Governor Brown Signs the California Religious Freedom Act (SB 31)

October 16, 2017

The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) today applauded Governor Brown’s signing of the California Religious Freedom Act (SB 31), marking a “momentous victory” for civil rights...

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Governor Brown Signs the CA Values Act (SB 54) into Law Despite Pushback from the Trump Administration

October 6, 2017

The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations applauds Governor Brown’s signature for the California Values Act (SB 54). SB 54 was signed into law on Thursday, marking a...

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In the News

Immigrant Rights Groups Rally For California Protection

December 19, 2016

Trump has indicated his immigration policy will be extreme. Among other things, Trump has called for a wall to be built along the Mexican border, the deportation of millions of...

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San Jose residents to Muslims: you belong here

December 2, 2016

“After the election I’ve felt a strong need to stand up for all the members of our community, not just for the people that are exactly like me,” said Erica...

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Police investigating hate-filled letter sent to South Bay Islamic center

November 25, 2016

Officers were dispatched to the Evergreen Islamic Center on Ruby Avenue at 7:10 p.m. Thursday on report of suspicious circumstances surrounding the letter. The San Jose Police Department’s assault unit,...

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San Francisco’s Japantown holds vigil against hate, concern about Muslim registry

November 22, 2016

People came together in San Francisco’s Japantown on Tuesday night to hold a vigil against hate. It comes after divisive rhetoric that was used during the presidential campaign and after...

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