Tagged ‘Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights’

CAIR-Chicago Attends Leadership Strategy Planning Meeting

CAIR-Chicago’s Governmental Relations Coordinator attended a leadership strategy meeting at the ICIRR office on Wednesday, December 21, 2005.

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CAIR-Chicago Attends Press-Conference in Response to Passage of HR 4437 in the House

CAIR-Chicago’s Governmental Relations Coordinator attended a press conference on Wednesday, December 21st, 2005 held by the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.

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Letter Sent by CAIR-Chicago to Congressman Mark Kirk

Dear Representative Kirk:

I am writing on behalf of the Illinois Muslim community, the Illinois Coalition on Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) and the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) – Chicago chapter.

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CAIR-Chicago Participates in the ICIRR Director and Clergy Luncheon

Yaser Tabbara participated in a briefing by the ICIRR on the status of their on-going projects and future strategic plan. A number of Muslim and immigrant leaders of ICIRR member organizations were present.

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CAIR-Chicago Meets with State Senator Jacqueline Y. Collins

Fadi Farhan, Governmental Relations Director of CAIR-Chicago as well as a member of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR), the Mosque Foundation of Bridgeview, the Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP), and the Muslim Civil Rights Center (MCRC), met with State Senator Jacqueline Y. Collins of the 16th District to discuss the issue of Muslim charitable contributions in Illinois.

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CAIR-Chicago Directors Participate in Congressman Lipinski’s Townhall Meeting

Yaser Tabbara and Fadi Farhan, Executive and Governmental Relations Directors, respectively, of CAIR-Chicago participated in Congressman Daniel Lipinski’s (IL – 3rd District) townhall meeting on Saturday, February 19, 2005, along with members of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR), Instituto Del Progreso Latino, United Power for Action and Justice, and Mosque Foundation of Bridgeview.

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CAIR-Chicago Participates in Press Conference on the Sensenbrenner Bill

CAIR-Chicago’s executive director, Yaser Tabbara, made a statement today at a telephonic press briefing held by the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR). The purpose of the press briefing was to inform and take questions from the media regarding the anti-immigrant bill proposed by U.S. Representative Sensenbrenner (“REAL ID” HR 418).

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CAIR-Chicago Co-Sponsors Coalition on Community Building

CAIR-Chicago is working in conjunction with several community organizations including United Power for Action and Justice and the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights to bring attention to three crucial Chicago area community concerns: gun sales to criminals, immigration reform, and civil rights and liberties.

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