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’s Litigation Director, Kevin Vodak, comments on the struggles of the Irshad Learning Center and the opposition to proposed mosques in the U.S.
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.
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.
A feeling of suspicion has swept over American-Muslims, leaving some distrustful of others in their own community.
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 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.
A former delivery driver has filed a federal lawsuit against a soda bottling plant in Harvey that allegedly fired him shortly after he asked to time his lunch break to attend weekly Islamic prayers at a mosque.
CAIR-Chicago filed a complaint in federal court yesterday against The American Bottling Company on behalf of a Muslim man who was unjustly fired from the company after requesting time off on Fridays for Islamic congregational prayers.
After more than a year of CAIR-Chicago raising the issue, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) finally agreed to recognize “Arab” as a race. Just last week, the EEOC headquarters in Washington, D.C. issued an apology letter to CAIR-Chicago Litigation Director Kevin Vodak for the improper classifications and assured him that steps have been taken to prevent further problems.