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ICNA CSJ Condemns Trump’s Muslim Ban

Date: January 31, 2017 | Categories: Islamophobia, Press, Press,

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 …

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ICNA Launches Justice Hotline on Trump Inauguration

Date: January 19, 2017 | Categories: Press,

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 …

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ICNA CSJ Welcomes President Obama’s Decision to End NSEERS

Date: December 24, 2016 | Categories: Press, Press, Unjust Immigration Policies,

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 …