Muslim Ban: What to Expect Now and How to Prepare for Travel

Are you confused about how the controversial Executive Order may impact immigration? Then please watch the following very informative presentation by Immigration Lawyer Afia N. Yunus, which was conducted by ICNA CSJ on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. Mrs. Afia Yunus is the Principal Attorney and Owner at Yunus Law, with an office in Philadelphia and Chicago. Her practice focuses exclusively on U.S. Immigration … Read more Muslim Ban: What to Expect Now and How to Prepare for Travel

‘American Dream’ Achieved at the Expense of African Americans?

Source: The Guardian At the start of black history month in the US, we take a look at a seminal speech by the writer, essayist, poet and civil rights activist James Baldwin. At Cambridge University Union in 1965, Baldwin debates whether the ‘American dream’ has been achieved at the expense of African-Americans. Following is a brief snippet of that debate. … Read more ‘American Dream’ Achieved at the Expense of African Americans?

Khutbah: Thanking Neighbors for Supporting Muslims in Tough Times

In light of the recent support for Muslims across the United States in light of President Trump’s Muslim ban, the following khutbah was prepared by Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan, Chairman of ICNA Sharia Council. Indeed, Allah orders justice and good conduct and giving to relatives and forbids immorality and bad conduct and oppression. He admonishes you that perhaps you will … Read more Khutbah: Thanking Neighbors for Supporting Muslims in Tough Times

#MuslimBan: Know Your Immigration Rights

Following video is provided by Yunus Law, a full service law firm focusing on Immigration law. Video below is provided by Mrs. Afia Yunus. Mrs. Yunus is the Principal Attorney and Owner at Yunus Law, with an office in Philadelphia and Chicago. Her practice focuses exclusively on U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law. She represents clients from all over the country … Read more #MuslimBan: Know Your Immigration Rights

ICNA CSJ Condemns Trump’s Muslim Ban

Islamic Circle of North America’s Council for Social Justice (CSJ) strongly condemns the Muslim ban. The Executive Order entitled “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” was signed by President Trump on Friday, January 27, 2017. The order limits or bans immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. There is no … Read more ICNA CSJ Condemns Trump’s Muslim Ban

ICNA Launches Justice Hotline on Trump Inauguration

Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) announces the launch of a 24/7 national justice hotline on the day of the presidential inauguration, January 20, 2017. This hotline will provide help and support to those who are targets of racism, xenophobia, and Islamophobia. Following the presidential elections, a wave of anxiety has hit the Muslim American community as well as other … Read more ICNA Launches Justice Hotline on Trump Inauguration

Letter to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Imam Khalid Griggs ICNA CSJ Chairman Salaam Dr. King: It’s been almost 50 years since your fateful appointment with destiny on the balcony of the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. Time and willful intent have conspired to transform the public perception of you from a transcendent prophetic voice for the voiceless and oppressed to a dreaming romantic who assuaged … Read more Letter to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

ICNA CSJ Welcomes President Obama’s Decision to End NSEERS

ICNA Council for Social Justice (CSJ) welcomes President Barack Obama’s ending of the National Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS) program. This post 9/11 registry program required certain people from 25 countries to register with the federal government and check in for follow-ups. Ironically, all targeted countries with the exception of North Korea were Muslim majority countries. The program resulted in the deportation of about … Read more ICNA CSJ Welcomes President Obama’s Decision to End NSEERS

Standing Rock, Remember My Name

By Imam Khalid Griggs What appeared to be an inevitable violent confrontation on December 5 between over 2,000 US military veterans, the Standing Rock Sioux and their thousands of allies, aligned against local and county law enforcement agents from ten states and the paid goons of Energy Transfer Partners was averted when the Department of the Army announced that it … Read more Standing Rock, Remember My Name

Sign Petition: Request Obama to Release Imam Jamil Al-Amin

Please join ICNA CSJ and other organizations in requesting Obama to release Imam Jamil Al-Amin. If you don’t know his story, then please watch this lecture by our Chairman Imam Khalid Griggs. Because of an incurable cancer and the failure of the Bureau of Prisons to provide proper treatment, Imam Al-Amin, who is now 73, will be subject to an execution … Read more Sign Petition: Request Obama to Release Imam Jamil Al-Amin