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
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
Imam Khalid Griggs, Chairman of ICNA CSJ, gave a powerful speech on social justice and the need to eradicate racism from our society on Friday, August 19, 2016 in Alexandria, VA at the ICNA VA Islamic Center. About 100 people gathered to hear him speak. He delved into the lives of the companions and how the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) would not … Read more ICNA CSJ Holds #BlackLivesMatter Educational Event
By Abdus-Salaam Musa The South East Queens Muslim Collective and the Islamic Circle of North America presented an event with the Human Rights Commission of New York City on the the Fair Chance Act. The Fair Chance Act described an individuals rights for employment and housing if they had been previously arrested. There was a brief historical presentation by Imam Aiyub … Read more ICNA Participates in the Fair Chance Act
Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) joined other Muslim organizations on April 18, 2016 as part of Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill. The event is an annual project of the U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), whose mission is to open effective communication and coordination spectrum between all American Muslim organizations. This was the second year that the organizations met … Read more ICNA Participates in Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill
On January 30, 2016, ICNA Council for Social Justice, Dallas hosted a webinar on Climate Change: Real Challenges, Real Solutions. The video of this session is provided at the end of this article. Ms. Bee Moorhead and Ms. Asma Mahdi were the presenters. Ms. Moorhead is the Executive Director of Texas Impact. Ms. Mahdi is a former Board Member of … Read more Climate Change: Real Challenges, Real Solutions
Today, ICNA CSJ participated in the annual D.C. Interfaith Leadership Summit hosted by Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington (IFCMW). The event took place at Howard University School of Divinity in Washington, D.C. from 1 P.M. – 7 P.M. According to the IFCMW website: “The purpose of this gathering is to provide a day of focused dialogue among young DC area leaders from a … Read more ICNA CSJ Participates in the 2016 Interfaith Leadership Summit in D.C.
ICNA CSJ participated today in the close Guantanamo rally in front of the White House. Today marks the 14th anniversary of the first prisoners arriving at the detention center at Guantanamo Bay. The event was organized by Witness Against Torture, which works with various organizations in trying to shut down Guantanamo. The event was quite successful and many showed up despite … Read more ICNA CSJ Participates in Close Guantanamo Rally At the White House
ICNA Council for Social Justice (CSJ) participated in the Black Friday protests that take place every year in front of Walmarts throughout the U.S. The protests are organized by OUR Walmart, an organization that works to ensure that every employee, regardless of his or her title, age, race, or sex, is respected at Walmart. The protests demand Walmart owners to raise … Read more ICNA CSJ Participates in 2015 Black Friday Protests
Rev. Dr. William Barber II, president of NAACP’s North Carolina chapter, gave a very powerful and inspirational speech at our 2015 ICNA CSJ Annual Banquet.