Friday, October 31, 2014

Community Leader, Rasmea Odeh, Faces Trial Tuesday in Detroit Federal Court

Rasmea Odeh, 67, was arrested by agents of the Department of Homeland Security and charged with immigration fraud for allegedly “lying” on her citizenship application twenty years ago. Odeh is a Chicago Palestinian and respected Arab community organizer, haunted by a forty year old conviction in an Israeli military court. If found guilty, she could face up to ten years in federal prison, an immediate revocation of her citizenship, and deportation from the United States.

CAIR-Chicago Community Outreach Post Chicagoland ISIS Arrest

CAIR-Chicago recognized the need to address the recent arrest of a Chicagoland teenager accused of wanting to travel to join ISIS in its larger community repercussions. Over the past several weeks CAIR-Chicago has collaborated with communities across Chicagoland to foster dialogue about the many issues surrounding the incident ranging from countering extremist ideologies and ISIS specifically, FBI questioning, know your civil rights, online predators, Islamophobia and media issues.

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Community Leader, Rasmea Odeh, Faces Trial Tuesday in Detroit Federal Court

Rasmea Odeh, 67, was arrested by agents of the Department of Homeland Security and charged with immigration fraud for allegedly “lying” on her citizenship application twenty years ago. Odeh is a Chicago Palestinian and respected Arab community organizer, haunted by a forty year old conviction in an Israeli military court. If found guilty, she could face up to ten years in federal prison, an immediate revocation of her citizenship, and deportation from the United States.

PRESS RELEASE: Loyola SJP Charged with ‘Discrimination’ & ‘Bullying’ for Calling Out Birthright Israel’s Discrimination Against Palestinians

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY- Chicago students affiliated with the student group Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) will attend an administrative hearing scheduled this Thursday, October 30 to respond to allegations made against the group after Palestinian students lined up on September 9, 2014 to try to register for a Birthright Israel trip to highlight its discrimination against Palestinians.

Help Protect the Vote: Sign Up to Be An Elections Volunteer

There has been a lot of media coverage of the changed election laws in Wisconsin, Ohio, and Texas, but did you know that right here at home in Illinois we have new laws on the books for 2014?. Every election jurisdiction in Illinois will offer Election Day Voter Registration at 5-20 sites. This program is [...]

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ACTION ALERT: Vote in the Illinois General Election on November 4th! Download our scorecard!

Download the CAIR-Chicago 2014 General Election Scorecard & Referendum Guide Here! Make your voice heard! Early voting runs until Sunday, November 2nd, and Election Day is Tuesday, November 4th! Polls open from 6AM to 7PM! Have you received your voting information card? Check your voter registration status here. Seeking to empower voters to make more [...]

CAIR Launches Islamophobia.org

This month CAIR launched Islamophobia.org, a website dedicated to documenting and exposing groups, as well as individuals, promoting Islamophobia in the United States.

Join CAIR-Chicago Friday, October 24th, for a panel discussion on “Online Radicalization: Reality and Myths”

Join CAIR-Chicago on Friday, October 24 at 7:45 pm, at the Islamic Foundation in Villa Park for a panel discussion on the reality and myths of online radicalization. CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab and Staff Attorney Rabya Khan, and other panelists, will share their thoughts with community members followed by a Q + A.

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  2. Community Leader, Rasmea Odeh, Faces Trial Tuesday in Detroit Federal Court
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  3. PRESS RELEASE: Loyola SJP Charged with ‘Discrimination’ & ‘Bullying’ for Calling Out Birthright Israel’s Discrimination Against Palestinians
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