ADL's long history of rights abuses continue
PHOENIX — A federal court today blocked an Arizona law that requires state contractors to certify that they will not boycott Israel, finding that the law likely violates state contractors’ free speech rights under the First Amendment. “A restriction of one’s ability to participate in collective calls to oppose Israel unquestionably burdens the protected expression … Continue reading Federal court blocks law aimed to criminalize boycotting Israel in this State..
U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02), James P. McGovern (MA-02), Barbara Lee (CA-13), Betty McCollum (MN-04), Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) today released the following statement condemning the Trump Administration’s recent actions harming the Palestinian people. “We are alarmed by the Trump Administration’s blatant attempts at exacerbating the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Palestinian … Continue reading House Democrats Condemn Trump Administration’s Actions Harming the Palestinian People
In a decision that will forever stain our history and the legacy of the U.S. Supreme Court—alongside cases like Dred Scott, which upheld slavery, and Korematsu, which permitted the incarceration of Japanese-Americans—our nation’s highest court ruled in favor of Trump's Muslim Ban. In doing so, it gave the green light to an administration that has made xenophobia, … Continue reading Sign this petition: Demand Congress act to repeal the Muslim ban!
Today, on behalf of 29 plaintiffs forcibly separated from their children under the Trump administration’s cruel and inhumane “zero tolerance” policy, Muslim Advocates and the Legal Aid Justice Center filed Dora v. Sessions, a lawsuit against the Trump administration for wrongfully depriving the plaintiffs of their right to apply for asylum by forcing them through “credible … Continue reading Parents of Children Forcibly Separated While Seeking Asylum File Suit Against U.S. Government
As Yemen is going through one of the worst current humanitarian crises in the world, the Trump administration may force some Yemenis in America to go back to war-torn Yemen. Temporary Protected Status (TPS) has been extended for Yemenis but has not been re-disgnated. Refusal to re-designate TPS means that all those who arrived after … Continue reading #SaveTPS: Some Yemenis in America may be forced to go back to war-torn Yemen
In the second segment (min 29:37) of KUCI's Ask A Leader with Claudia Shambough on Tuesday, June 19, I reported back on meetings with members of Congress over my recent trip to Washington D.C. as part of the the Arab American Leadership Days organized by the National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC) and Arab … Continue reading KUCI talk on Muslim Ban, Anti-Boycott laws..