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CAIR Expresses Concern After Biden Administration Opposes CAIR-CA v Blinken Lawsuit Seeking Immediate Processing of Iranian Immigrant Visa Applications

The California chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) today expressed concern after the Biden administration’s opposition to a motion for a temporary restraining order filed Monday … Read More

How Schools Can Maintain a Safe Environment for Muslim Students

Continuing to Improve the Muslim Student Environment Based on our years of experience addressing these issues, CAIR-CA recently established a state-wide Center for the Prevention of … Read More

How Schools Can Maintain a Safe Environment for Muslim Students

Continuing to Improve the Muslim Student Environment Based on our years of experience addressing these issues, CAIR-CA recently established a state-wide Center for the Prevention of … Read More

Back to School Know Your Rights

As students begin to go back to school during this time of the year, CAIR-SV/CC wants you to know your rights as a student in … Read More

Afghan couple’s escape highlights risks facing professional women

By Deepa Fernandes (Article link here: Afghan couple’s escape highlights risks facing professional women) Stephen Lam / The Chronicle Attorney Layli Shirani represents an Afghan … Read More

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California appoints first Muslim chaplain to legislature

The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) also lauded Khan’s appointment as “historic.” “We thank Speaker Rendon for this historic appointment and … Read More

What We Do

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

Legal Services

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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