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ICNA CSJ Statement on Juneteenth National Independence Day Act

Washington DC, June 17th, 2021 ICNA Council for Social Justice applauds the passing of Senate Bill 475 the “Juneteenth National Independence Day Act” which President Biden signed into law today, marking June 19th as a day to commemorate the independence of enslaved people. This bill comes as a time when the truth of slavery within our historical context has been …


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ICNA CSJ Condemns Trump Administration’s Policy on Separating Children

ICNA CSJ condemns the Trump Administration’s current policy of separating children from their parents crossing the southern border. While it is important to implement a viable border security, we believe using parental fear of losing their child as a deterrent, is inhumane and immoral by any standards. ICNA demands President Trump to immediately put a stop to this barbaric practice. Furthermore …


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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 …