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
“That makes it a monthlong marathon for Muslims,” said Ahmet Selim Tekelioglu, education and outreach director for the Philadelphia chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR). “It’s a challenging time of year, but one of the most rewarding.”Continue reading