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Traveling for the Holidays?

Know Your Rights at the Border & at Airports When planning your holiday travel, or any other travel, be sure to check all DHS – … Read More

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Protecting Civil Liberties In a Trump Presidency

Assalamu Alaikum. As 2016 comes to a close, our team is reflecting on the challenges you helped us tackle in this divisive election year and … Read More

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From the Civil Rights Desk

Did anyone else feel like they were hit by a speeding train this past November? For many American Muslims in the Bay Area, that’s exactly … Read More

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From the Civil Rights Desk

From the Civil Rights Desk As you may recall, last month I mentioned that the hateful speeches made by politicians during this year’s toxic election … Read More

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From the Civil Rights Desk

Things calmed down a little during the month of September. And to be honest, Bay Area American Muslims needed that breathing room bearing in mind … Read More

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CAIR-SFBA Files DOT Complaint Against Southwest Airlines for Religious and Racial Profiling

The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) today filed a complaint with U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Office of … Read More

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From the Civil Rights Desk

As the blowback from this summer carried over into the month of August, the Bay Area’s American Muslim community continued to experience a steady flow … Read More

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From the Civil Rights Desk: August 2016

The summer saw an increase in concerns around Islamophobia from comments at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, the media coverage around the conventions and … Read More

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CAIR-CA Publishes 2016 Civil Rights Report

The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-California) today published the 2016 CAIR California Civil Rights Report, which reveals that anti-Muslim bias incidents … Read More

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CAIR-LA Files Suit on Behalf of Muslim Woman Stripped of Hijab by Long Beach Police Officers

The Greater Los Angeles Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today announced the filing of a lawsuit in Los Angeles federal court … Read More