Civil Rights

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

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 Ban 3.0. This afternoon, the Supreme Court made the decision to review a Hawaii court’s broad injunction against Muslim Ban 3.0, a decision an appellate court — the Ninth Circuit — has already upheld. SEE:

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

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 — without due process — in the government’s Terrorist Screening Database – a watch list of “known or suspected terrorists.” CAIR’s lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court, Northern District of Texas, challenges the government’s widespread practice of designa…

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

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 administration’s “Muslim Ban 3.0.” In ruling against the federal government, the court made it clear that the administration’s attempt to inject national origin …

CAIR-San Francisco Bay Area Launches Immigrants’ Rights Program

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, CAIR offices across the country heard from countless people who were being visited by the FBI or experiencing hate crimes, as well as many more who were afraid of post-election backlash. They were calling because they knew that for years we had provided free legal services to individuals facing civil rights violations, rangi…

More Than Half of Muslim Students in California Experience Bullying, Discrimination

The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CA) today published a new report documenting faith-based bullying and discrimination of Muslim students in California Schools. CAIR-CA’s report reveals that Muslim students are bullied at twice the rate as the national average. The report, titled “Unshakable: The Bullying of Muslim Students and the Unwavering Movement to Eradicate It,” is based on findings from a statewide survey of more than 1,000 Muslim students …

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