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Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Johnathan Smith, legal director at Muslim Advocates, regarding yesterday’s FOIA request…Read More
Today, Muslim Advocates, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Brennan Center for Justice, and Professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia sent a Freedom of Information Act request to the State Department and the Trump administration seeking release of detailed information regarding several important but overlooked provisions of the Muslim Ban Executive Order: “extreme vetting” policies targeting certain visa applicants and a worldwide review of visa vetting and screening processes to identify additional countries to add to the list of targeted countries.
Washington, DC – In a new op-ed for the New York Times, Farhana Khera and Johnathan Smith detail the administration’s…Read More
“The fight must continue.” Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Johnathan Smith, legal director of Muslim Advocates,…Read More
In an attempt to highlight the absurdity of this definition, Muslim Advocates launched the viral #GrandmaBan campaign and a coinciding digital advertising campaign this week. The campaign urges Twitter users to tweet directly at President Trump and has generated over 1,000 tweets, including tweets and retweets from Lizz Winstead, Ashly Burch, AFT President Randi Weingarten, and Eddie Marsan.
Muslim Advocates is representing the Keita family to ensure a full and fair investigation into the tragic death of their son, Ben, in January of 2017.
Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Johnathan Smith, legal director of Muslim Advocates, regarding last night’s change…Read More
Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Johnathan Smith, legal director of Muslim Advocates, regarding today’s implementation of…Read More
Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Farhana Khera, founding executive director of Muslim Advocates, on the announcement…Read More
Washington, DC – On Tuesday, July 27, Muslim Advocates, the Southern Poverty Law Center, and Americans United for Separation of…Read More
Muslim Advocates Legal Director Johnathan Smith releases a statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to partially lift the block on the travel portions of the Muslim ban and to hear the case this fall.
The Supreme Court will soon decide whether or not to accept the Muslim and refugee ban cases and whether or not to immediately lift the current block on the travel ban. These two decisions, which could be made very soon, will have a major impact on the Muslim ban and the rights of American Muslims.
Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Madihha Ahussain, special counsel for anti-Muslim bigotry at Muslim Advocates, in…Read More
Madihha Ahussain, special counsel for anti-Muslim bigotry at Muslim Advocates, a national legal and educational organization for American Muslims, released…Read More
Muslim Advocates joined 21 interfaith groups and submitted an amicus brief to the Supreme Court arguing against President Trump’s Muslim Ban.