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

(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 ban” executive order, which barred entry into the United States by refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority nations.   A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals fo…

Update on “Muslim Ban” | Protests at LAX

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 cards have been detained at airports across the country, and in many cases sent back on flights after questioning. Hundreds of others have been barred from boarding flights to the U.S.  

CAIR-LA to Join Local Muslim, Latino Leaders in Announcing Community Collaboration

(ANAHEIM, CA, 1/19/17) – On Friday, January 20, the Greater Los Angeles area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) will join local Muslim and Latino community activists to form a partnership called The Muslim-Latino Collaborative. The collaborative aims to support and unify both communities by encouraging mutual learning, developing meaningful relationships and promoting solidarity in action.   Th…

CAIR-LA to Join Interfaith Leaders Honoring the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.,

Leaders to Publicly Commit to Sacred Resistance & Sanctuary ANAHEIM, CA, 1/16/17) – Today the Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice (CLUE) of Los Angeles announced that people of faith and people of conscience will pledge to resist the President-elect’s policy proposals to harass and deport millions of undocumented immigrants and d…

CAIR-LA Applauds LA County’s Formation of Office of Immigrant Affairs

(ANAHEIM, CA, 1/11/17) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today applauded Los Angeles county for creating a new office that would address the growing needs of the immigrant community in the county.  On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Hilda Solis and Sheila Kuehl co-sponsored the motion, which passed 4 -1, approving the formation of the Office of Im…

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