On Wednesday, August 17th, ICE is coming to Chicago to have a public hearing on Secure Communities, the broken deportation program that is catching non-criminals, separating families, and draining law enforcement resources.
Contact Dave Syverson’s office and tell him that as a public servant what he posted was unacceptable and he cannot defend racist sentiments – even jokes. Request that he make an immediate apology to anyone that he offended.
This Sunday join thousands in downtown Chicago to rally in support of the Syrian people’s struggle for democracy and freedom.
Since demonstrations in Syria began in March, it is estimated that nearly 1,500 people have been killed, 2,000 wounded, 20,000 imprisoned, and close to 1,000 forced disappearances.
ICIRR is looking for immigrants and the children of immigrants who are dedicated to their communities and are interested in helping to increase the representation of immigrants in public office.
Later today the Illinois DREAM Act (SB2185) will go to committee for a vote. If passed it could be voted in the House floor as early as tomorrow. Tell your state representative to support the Illinois DREAM Act!
The U.S. government has frozen the bank accounts of human rights activists Hatem Abudayyeh and his wife, Naima. This unwarranted attack on a leading member of the Palestinian community in Chicago is the latest escalation of civil rights violations of anti-war and Palestinian human rights activists by the FBI.
Join CAIR-Chicago and other organizations as we participate in the New Americans Rally on Saturday, April 30th. This is an event that is taking place statewide and a part of the “One Nation, One Dream” Agenda.
Thank Senator Dick Durbin for holding Congressional hearings on the status of American Muslims’ civil rights.
The DuPage County Board voted 13-5 this week to grant a special use permit to the Muslim Education and Cultural Center of America (MECCA).
Ahmed Rehab will be speaking about “The New Egypt” at the Mosque Foundation in Bridgeview, Illinois this Saturday March 26th at 7:30 pm.