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The Board of Supervisors in Culpeper County, Virginia has voted to approve a settlement agreement with the Islamic Center of Culpeper (ICC) to resolve a religious land use lawsuit. Under the terms of this agreement, the ICC will be able to move forward with plans to build a new mosque in the county.
2:00 pm Hearings on UMAA v. Trump and PARS Equality Center v. Trump WASHINGTON – This Friday at 2:00 pm…Read More
As news outlets continue to report on whether embattled White House chief strategist and white nationalist Stephen Bannon will continue serving in the administration, 24 diverse civil rights groups are reminding the Trump Administration that governing through Bannon’s divisive and hateful campaign style is out of step with the country.
“This is a true loss for the state of New York and for the nation. It is not easy rising through a career in the public service all the way to New York’s highest court, especially for women, especially for Muslims, and especially for African Americans, but that didn’t stop Judge Abdus-Salaam from breaking through those barriers so that others may follow.”
On March 23, 2017, Muslim Advocates and our partners, the Southern Poverty Law Center and Americans United for Separation of Church and State, filed UMAA v. Trump to challenge President Trump’s second Muslim ban.
Today Muslim Advocates, the Southern Poverty Law Center, Americans United for Separation of Church and State and Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Muslim community against President Trump’s second Muslim ban executive order.
Muslim Advocates, Bend the Arc Jewish Action, and the Arab American Institute issued a joint statement following reports that established anti-Muslim bigot and top advisor to the Trump Administration Sebastian Gorka has taken a “lifetime oath” to a Nazi-affiliated group in Hungary.
“We applaud this ruling and will continue to work to ensure this temporary halt is permanent and the executive order is struck down.”
Yesterday, the Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center and Muslim Advocates urged the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to…Read More
Current Status of Your Rights The new executive order goes into effect on March 16 and applies to six countries: Iran,…Read More
Farhana Khera, president and executive director of Muslim Advocates, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s revised Muslim…Read More
Johnathan Smith, a former official in the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice and current legal director of…Read More
Madihha Ahussain, staff attorney and lead for the Program to Counter Anti-Muslim Hate at Muslim Advocates, issued the following…Read More
WASHINGTON — In the face of growing and determined attacks on American Muslims, Muslim Advocates is announcing the hiring of…Read More
Farhana Khera, executive director of Muslim Advocates, one of the nation’s leading civil rights organization for American Muslims, issued the…Read More