Tagged ‘Kevin Vodak’

Chicago Sun-Times: Irshad Islamic center case delayed again

Representatives for each side were scheduled to submit responses by Monday to motions for summary judgment filed by both parties. The deadline for turning in that paperwork to Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois was moved to Wednesday.

Citizenship granted: CAIR-Chicago’s recent victories

Litigation Director Kevin Vodak recently resolved citizenship delay cases for American Muslims in Chicago.

Litigation Director Kevin Vodak resolves delayed passport case

Litigation Director Kevin Vodak resolved a delayed passport case, allowing an American Muslim to complete a long-awaited pilgrimage to Mecca.

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.

USA TODAY: Proposed mosques spark opposition in some U.S. communities

CAIR-Chicago’s Litigation Director, Kevin Vodak, comments on the struggles of the Irshad Learning Center and the opposition to proposed mosques in the U.S.

The Doings Hinsdale: Lawsuit urged after DuPage board spurns mosque request

CAIR-Chicago Litigation Director, Kevin Vodak, responds to DuPage County’s objections to a proposed mosque in the Western Suburbs – making parallels to the difficulties in the development of the Irshad Learning Center in Naperville.

Guilty by Activism: Knowing your rights

CAIR-Chicago’s recent event on FBI repression featured Michael Deutsch – litigator at the People’s Law Office, Hatem Abudayyeh – Executive Director of Arab American Action Network and leading Palestinian rights activist, and Kevin Vodak CAIR-Chicago’s head litigator.

The impact of surveillance programs on the American-Muslim community

A feeling of suspicion has swept over American-Muslims, leaving some distrustful of others in their own community.

Guilty by Activism, The Use of Grand Juries: Punishing Dissent event on March 15th

CAIR-Chicago Litigation Director Kevin Vodak along with fellow community organization representatives will be speaking to the FBI’s use of grand juries in hindering and punishing anti-war activists.

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.

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