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Know Your Rights
Christine Mohamed

Muslim Community Safety Kit

Muslim Community Safety Kit Best Practices for Mosque and Community Safety (pdf) At times of international crisis, the number of anti-Muslim incidents nationwide tends to go up. CAIR Pennsylvania is asking that American Muslim community leaders read and implement safety measures outlined below: Dear Imam, activist, community leader, brother or

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Know Your Rights
Christine Mohamed

KYR: ICE

Know your rights if Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) agents contact you. AT HOME: DON’T OPEN the door.  It’s safer to talk to ICE agents through a closed door. ASK if they have a warrant signed by a judge.  Without one they CANNOT enter your home.  An administrative warrant of removal

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Know Your Rights
Christine Mohamed

KYR: FBI

YOUR RIGHTS IF THE FBI CONTACTS YOU WHAT IF THE FBI COMES TO MY DOOR? Your right to be politically active and to hold different beliefs/views is protected by the Constitution. If you are visited by the FBI, remember: 1) You do not have to talk to the FBI. You have no

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Know Your Rights
Christine Mohamed

KYR: Hate Crimes

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: RESPONDING TO HATE CRIMES A hate crime is an incident directed against a person or property that is motivated in whole or in part by the victim’s race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, and in some cases, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression. Such an

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Christine Mohamed

KYR: Law Enforcement

YOUR RIGHTS WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT Your rights when you encounter law enforcement You have the right to remain silent and refuse to answer any questions from law enforcement (local, state, or federal). Refusing to answer questions cannot be held against you and does not imply that you have something to

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Know Your Rights
Christine Mohamed

KYR: Traveling

YOUR RIGHTS TRAVELING TSA screeners CANNOT Target you for additional screening or questions based on religious, racial or ethnic profiling. Ask you general questions without reliable information that leads them to believe you are breaking a law. For example, they cannot question you about your personal life, where you spend

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Know Your Rights
Christine Mohamed

KYR: Workplace

Add Your Heading Text Here KNOW YOUR RIGHTS IN THE WORKPLACE Both State and Federal law make it illegal for an employer to discriminate against an employee on the basis of religion, race, or national origin. Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act guarantees your right to: 1. Reasonable

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Know Your Rights
Christine Mohamed

KYR: Students

YOUR RIGHTS AS A STUDENT 1.  You have the right to inform others about your religion. You have the right to pass out literature or speak to others about Islam, as long as it is not done in a disruptive manner.  2.  You have the right to wear religious clothing.

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