Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

Releases by this organization

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020
CAIR Applauds U.S. House Passage of Legislation Repealing Trump's Muslim and African Bans
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for today's vote to pass the NO BAN Act (H.R. 2486, formerly H.R. 2214) and urged U.S. Senate Republican leadership to support the...
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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
CAIR Welcomes Md. Judge's Ruling Blocking Trump's Order on Refugee Resettlement
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed a ruling by a Maryland judge stating that President Donald Trump cannot give state and local governments "veto power" to reject refugees from resettling within their...
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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
CAIR, 54 Other Civil Rights Groups Demand Removal of White Supremacist Trump Adviser Stephen Miller
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today joined 54 other civil rights organizations in sending a letter to President Donald Trump demanding that he fire Stephen Miller as his senior adviser for policy for propagating...
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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
CAIR Calls for Resignation of Trump Adviser Stephen Miller After Revelation of White Supremacist Emails
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest American Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called for the resignation of senior adviser to the president Stephen Miller following the Southern Poverty Law Center’s revelation of a series of white supremacist,...
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Tuesday, September 24, 2019
CAIR Submits Written Testimony for Congressional Muslim Ban Hearing
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, today submitted a written statement to the joint congressional oversight hearing on the Trump administration’s Muslim Ban by U.S. House Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Immigration...
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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
CAIR Condemns Trump’s Anti-Semitic ‘Disloyal’ Slurs Targeting American Jewish Community
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned Trump’s doubling-down on his recent anti-Semitic slurs targeting the American Jewish community as “disloyal” if they vote for the opposing political party. Earlier...
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Monday, July 22, 2019
Tell Congress to Support Free Speech, Oppose Anti-BDS Resolution Denouncing Right to Boycott
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today urged all Americans who support the First Amendment to contact their members of Congress and ask them to oppose an anti-BDS resolution, co-introduced by Rep. John Lewis,...
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Thursday, March 07, 2019
CAIR Statement on House Resolution Condemning Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today issued a statement responding to the planned vote on a House resolution condemning anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and other forms of bigotry. In a statement, CAIR said: “All...
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Monday, March 04, 2019
CAIR Calls on FBI to Take Seriously Threat to ‘Assassinate’ Minn. Rep. Ilhan Omar
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today urged the FBI to take seriously an alleged public threat to assassinate Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN). FBI officials say they are looking into the threat “...
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
CAIR Condemns Trump's Planned Border Wall Emergency Declaration as 'Abuse of Executive Authority'
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, tonight condemned President Trump's planned emergency declaration to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border as an "abuse of executive authority." Senate Majority Leader Mitch...
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