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

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

ICNA Protests Gov. Abbott’s decision to Stop Resettling Refugees in Texas

Governor Abbott recently announced that the state government is pulling out of the refugee resettlement program. Texas has the largest resettlement program in the country and has been successfully welcoming refugees for over 40 years. Despite the Governor’s decision, ICNA CSJ Dallas and Texans will continue to welcome and serve refugees. Local charitable organizations will step up and take on the role … Read more ICNA Protests Gov. Abbott’s decision to Stop Resettling Refugees in Texas

ICNA Condemns Terrorist Attack in Nice, France

Source: ICNA.ORG ICNA strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Nice, France. A terrorist drove a truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day on Thursday night in the seaside city of Nice on the French Riviera, killing at least 84 people, including several children. French authorities confirmed 202 people were wounded, 25 of which are on life support, while 52 are in … Read more ICNA Condemns Terrorist Attack in Nice, France

ICNA Strongly Condemns Barbaric Shooting in Florida Nightclub

Islamic Circle of North America Condemns the barbaric attack in Orlando. On behalf of the Islamic Circle of North America, ICNA, we join our fellow Americans in condemning this act of violence. We offer our condolence to the families for their great loss from this tragic event. We strongly denounce any act of killing regardless of motives and faith of … Read more ICNA Strongly Condemns Barbaric Shooting in Florida Nightclub

ICNA – Lahore terror attack are un-Islamic & cowardly

Source: ICNA.ORG In a press statement today, the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) condemned in the strongest possible terms, the terrorist attack in the Pakistani city of Lahore that killed at least 67 people and injured more than 300 others. “These cowardly terrorist attacks on innocent people go directly against the teachings of Islam. “In the last few weeks … Read more ICNA – Lahore terror attack are un-Islamic & cowardly

USCMO condemns attacks in Belgium, Turkey, Mali

Source: ICNA.ORG The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations including ICNA, strongly condemns the heinous terror attacks that took place early this morning in Brussels, Belgium and left at least 30 innocent people dead and many more injured. Similar terror attacks took place most recently in Turkey and Mali and claimed … Read more USCMO condemns attacks in Belgium, Turkey, Mali

ICNA Demands Donald Trump Apologize for ‘Islam hates us’ Claim

ICNA Council for Social Justice (CSJ) joined several other Muslim organizations today in the CAIR office in Washington, D.C. for a press conference to demand apology from Donald Trump for his ignorant remarks about Islam. Rameez Abid, Communications Director of ICNA CSJ, said: “Such statements have negative and sometimes violent consequences for millions of innocent Muslim Americans or even non-Muslims … Read more ICNA Demands Donald Trump Apologize for ‘Islam hates us’ Claim

ICNA CSJ Commends President Obama’s Executive Order to Ban Solitary Confinement For Juveniles

By Imam Khalid Griggs, Chairman of ICNA Council for Social Justice In a recent Washington Post op-ed, President Obama explained the reasoning behind his Executive Order to ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles stating: “Research suggests that solitary confinement has the potential to lead to devastating, lasting psychological consequences. It has been linked to depression, alienation, withdrawal, a … Read more ICNA CSJ Commends President Obama’s Executive Order to Ban Solitary Confinement For Juveniles