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Justice Dept. Surprises, Won’t Retry Alleged Terror Suspect After 14 Years

The pleading claimed that Hayat had no criminal record before this episode, and has had a spotless record in prison. To that point, Basim Elkarra, … Read More

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US prosecutors end old terror case against California man

Basim Elkarra, executive director of the Sacramento Valley office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, in a statement called the conviction an “egregious injustice.” Read … Read More

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What You Should Know About The Latest Muslim Ban

On Jan. 31, 2020, just a few days after the third anniversary of the first Muslim Ban, the Trump administration expanded its travel restrictions targeting … Read More

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Here’s what your donations have helped CAIR-SV accomplish since last year

As Ramadan 2018 enters its last stretch, CAIR Sacramento Valley wants to give you a glimpse of what your donations and support have helped us … Read More

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Justice Dept. Surprises, Won’t Retry Alleged Terror Suspect After 14 Years

The pleading claimed that Hayat had no criminal record before this episode, and has had a spotless record in prison. To that point, Basim Elkarra, … Read More

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US prosecutors end old terror case against California man

Basim Elkarra, executive director of the Sacramento Valley office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, in a statement called the conviction an “egregious injustice.” Read … Read More

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Outreach & Education

CAIR aims to build and expand bridges of understanding between the American Muslim community and the community at large using a two-pronged approach. The first, … Learn More

Youth Empowerment

CAIR has always believed that in order to secure a brighter future for our communities, investments must be made in providing our youth with the tools … Learn More

Civic Engagement

Through various programs, CAIR facilitates opportunities to engage with government bodies, to influence public policy by meeting with elected officials, and to advocate for legislation … Learn More

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Civil rights advocacy remains at the center of CAIR’s work. CAIR has served more than 25,000 victims of discrimination since its founding. Our California offices … Learn More

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