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Citizenship delay project boasts three new citizens

CAIR-Chicago’s Civil Rights Department recently helped resolve citizenship delay cases for three individuals.

Litigation Director Kevin Vodak wins citizenship case

CAIR-Chicago’s Litigation Director Kevin Vodak recently won a naturalization court case for a Muslim American whose citizenship application had been denied by USCIS.

CAIR-Chicago Attorneys Help Iranian-American Become Citizen after Years of Delay

CAIR-Chicago successfully resolved another citizenship delay case this month; Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham and Litigation Director Kevin Vodak had worked on the case for more than two years.

Ahmed Rehab Participates in Al-Jazeera Forum in Qatar

CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director Ahmed Rehab was one of many speakers taking part in the Al-Jazeera Forum in Doha, Qatar this past weekend. The forum typically hosts various representatives from media, politics, academia and activist groups to convene and discuss issues regarding the constantly changing dynamic of the Arab world and its place in globalized society.

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ACTION ALERT: Call Senator Kirk About DREAM Act Vote – NOW!

The DREAM Act is finally being put to a vote in the Senate TOMORROW, and it’s going to be a very close vote.

Our IL. Senator, Mark Kirk, is saying he will vote NO on the bill. That is why you must contact him and demand he do what is right for America. Demand that he vote YES.

ICIRR Hosts Planning Meeting for Deportations 101 Conference

The Illinois Coalition on Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) is hosting a planning meeting for the upcoming Deportations 101 Conference. At this meeting, the ICIRR will provide logistical details, offer a forum for feedback on strategies and the conference curriculum, discuss the latest government policies and issues facing affected families, as well as a discussion of strategies to use the conference as an advocacy and organizing tool.

CAIR-Chicago Attends Candidate Forum for Illinois Governor and U.S. Senate

October 16th marked Immigration Democracy Day for voters and volunteers. Asian, Latino, Polish, Muslim residents and their supporters learned about political participation, heard from their future leaders, and finally, put knowledge into action by early voting.

Senator Lindsey Graham Threatens Constitutional Right to Birthright Citizenship

CAIR-Chicago Staff Attorney Kevin Vodak discusses the absurdity of proposed legislation aimed at limiting citizenship rights.

CAIR-Chicago Helps Man Get Citizenship After 4-Year Wait

After a 4-year wait, a divorce, and two passed citizenship tests, a man was sworn in as a citizen of the United States.

CAIR-Chicago Files Four More Citizenship Delay Complaints in Federal Court

CAIR-Chicago has recently resolved the cases of four Muslim men whose bids for citizenship faced long delays and complications.