The Philadelphia Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned numerous incidents of police brutality that have occurred during nationwide protests against George Floyd’s murder.Continue reading
Primary elections in Pennsylvania are on Tuesday, June 2nd. COVID-19 makes this election unique and there a number of new regulations voters should watch out for. We provide answers to these questions.Continue reading
On May 10, together with PACRI (Pennsylvania Center for Refugees and Immigrants), CAIR-Philadelphia organized a webinar on civic engagement focused on voter registration and mail-in-ballot as well as the 2020 census. The program was presented in English and Somali languages.Continue reading
2020 Virtual Interfaith Ramadan Reflections – Presented by CAIR-Philadelphia and Masjidullah Replacing the annual interfaith Ramadan iftar due to COVID-19,Continue reading
Last night, the Trump administration issued a Proclamation expanding immigration restrictions in a broad attempt to further its xenophobic agenda while distracting Americans from its own failure to adequately respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
This Proclamation builds on a number of anti-immigrant policies put forward by the administration in the last several years by closing off almost all legal pathways to immigration.Continue reading