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CAIR-CA Welcomes 4th Circuit’s Ruling Against “Muslim Ban”

The California Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA), the state’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed a ruling by a full panel of 13 judges on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirming in substantial part earlier decisions blocking President Donald Trump’s revised Muslim Ban executive order. The court held that “a reasonable observer would likely conclude that the executive order’s primary purpose is to exclude persons…

CAIR Responds to President Trump’s Speech on Islam, Calls for ‘New Policies and Concrete Actions’

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today responded to President Trump’s speech broadcast this morning from Saudi Arabia seeking to reset relations with the Muslim world. Last week, CAIR offered advice to the president as he prepared the speech offered today. SEE:

Civil Rights, Community Organizations File ‘Muslim Ban’ Amicus Brief in 4th Circuit

A group of organizations serving the Muslim community filed an amicus (friend of the court) brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on the government’s attempt to remove a block placed on President Donald Trump’s “Muslim Ban” by a federal judge in Maryland. The groups include the Council on American-Islamic Relations, California (CAIR-CA), Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus (AAAJ-ALC), the Muslim Justice League (MJL), the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MP…

FREE SF Coalition Hails Ruling Blocking Trump’s Sanctuary Order

San Francisco – Today, in response to the federal district court ruling which affirmed the Trump administration cannot pull funding from sanctuary cities, the FREE SF coalition, including Asian Law Caucus, Causa Justa::Just Cause, California Immigrant Policy Center, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, La Raza Centro Legal, and Legal Services for Children, issued the following statement. We are heartened that the Trump administration’s crude attempts at anti-immigrant bullying and intim…

Job Announcement: Civil Rights Attorney

Overview: Title: Civil Rights Attorney Job Type: Attorney Schedule Type: Full-Time Practice Areas: Civil Rights/Civil Liberties (Religious Freedom), Employment, Immigration, National Security, Open Government, and Police Practices, Corrections Location: Santa Clara, CA The Position/Role: We seek a full-time Civil Rights Attorney with a demonstrated commitment to public interest advocacy and serving diverse communities. We are looking for a motivated individual with exper…

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