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Muslims Show Up In Record Numbers For 4th National Muslim Advocacy Day 2018

Date: May 14, 2018 | Categories: News, Unjust Immigration Policies,

On May 7th and 8th, Muslims from more than 28 states showed up in record numbers on Capitol Hill for U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations’ (USCMO), of which ICNA is a founding member, Muslim Advocacy Day 2018 to advocate against the Muslim ban, support gun control, immigration reform and insure all communities have access to nutritious and affordable food. There were over …

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What is Daca and who are the Dreamers?

Date: September 6, 2017 | Categories: News, Resources, Unjust Immigration Policies,

Source: The Guardian The Trump administration announced on Tuesday it plans to scrap the program giving temporary legal immigration status to people who arrived in the US illegally as children. Attorney general Jeff Sessions said the US would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Daca) policy in March 2018, throwing almost 800,000 people who currently benefit from the program into a …

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Why Ending DACA Is So Unprecedented

Date: September 6, 2017 | Categories: Opinion, Opinion All, Unjust Immigration Policies,

Source: VOX By Dara Lind The Trump administration’s announcement Tuesday, that it will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program — removing deportation protection and work permits from nearly 800,000 young unauthorized immigrants — unless Congress passes a bill in the next six months to protect DACA recipients, isn’t a punt or a reprieve. It’s an opportunity to deflect, or …