Time Sensitive. Last chance to act: Make your voice heard! The Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) is calling on its supporters to contact their elected state senators to urge that they drop proposed legislation that would restrict academic freedom and free speech rights.
CAIR-Chicago recently received complaints from community members who have received threatening, fraudulent phone calls from unknown callers who claim to be IRS tax agents. These phone scams are targeting recent immigrants, throughout the U.S. Victims are informed that they owe money to the IRS. The callers provide fake names and IRS badge numbers, and they may have the victim’s Social Security Number, family information or other personal information.
AIC hopes to proceed with its lawsuit against Des Plaines, who imposed a significant burden on the Center’s religious exercise, as well as discriminating against the Center as a religious institution and based on its Muslim affiliation, the next hearing is set for 3/17/2014.
Join us for a screening of the brief film “Of Civil Rights and Wrongs” about Korematsu’s life followed by a discussion with former internee in Japanese-American internment camp Kiyo Yoshimura and CAIR-Chicago staff Attorney Rabya Khan
On Wednesday, November 20th, Rabya Khan visited Aqsa High School with Dima Khalidi to conduct a Know Your Rights workshop for students.
CAIR-Chicago is seeking two Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) fellows for the Summer of 2014. Apply today!
CAIR-Chicago’s Civil Rights Department recently helped resolve citizenship delay cases for three individuals.
Rabya Khan conducted a Know Your Rights workshop sponsored by the Champaign chapter of the ACLU at the UIUC College of Law.
Going to Hajj this year? Check out our travel guide with the essential information that every traveler needs to know before leaving.
The Civil Rights Department at CAIR-Chicago has resolved more than 220 citizenship delay cases as well as cases involving employment discrimination. Read more about the legal team’s successes.