Category Archives: Muslims

Thursday Open Thread | Federal Judge blocked Trump’s new Muslim ban nationwide

A federal judge in Hawaii issued a nationwide order Wednesday evening blocking President Trump’s ban on travel from parts of the Muslim world, dealing a stinging blow to the White House and signaling that Mr. Trump will have to account … Continue reading

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Photos | ‘I Am Muslim Too’ Rally in NYC

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Trump LIES about terrorist attack in ‘Sweden’ to justify #MuslimBan

At his rally in Melbourne, Florida on Saturday, Pres. Donald Trump listed a terror attack that never happened as part of the rationale for his controversial anti-Muslim travel ban. In defending his executive order banning Islamic refugees and travelers from … Continue reading

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What to do if #ICE Agents show up at your door

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS What to do when faced with anti-Muslim discrimination ENGLISH https://www.aclu.org/files/kyr/MKG17-KYR-AntiMuslimDiscr-OnePager-English-v01.pdf Know Your Rights: Discrimination Against Immigrants and Muslims With discrimination against American Muslims on the rise, KNOW YOUR RIGHTS. Anti-Muslim Discrimination. ARABIC https://www.aclu.org/files/kyr/MKG17-KYR-AntiMuslimDiscr-OnePager-Arabic-v01.pdf Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian) https://www.aclu.org/files/kyr/MKG17-KYR-AntiMuslimDiscr-OnePager-Indonesian-v01.pdfContinue reading

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Breaking News | The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously against President Donald Trump’s immigration ban in a ruling issued Thursday evening. Trump is widely expected to challenge the court’s ruling in the Supreme Court. The executive order, Trump’s highest profile and … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Rep. Joaquin Castro: Trump Could Be Impeached If He Overstepped Authority On Travel Ban

Rep. Joaquin Castro warned Tuesday that if the White House has ordered the US Customs and Border Protection Agency to ignore judicial stays against the controversial refugee travel ban, Congress must begin the process of formally censuring — and potentially … Continue reading

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White House wants to spare white supremacists from federal counter-extremism program

The Trump administration wants to revamp and rename a U.S. government program designed to counter all violent ideologies so that it focuses solely on Islamist extremism, five people briefed on the matter told Reuters. The program, “Countering Violent Extremism,” or … Continue reading

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