On Thursday January 31, 2013, Staff Attorney Rabya Khan conducted a joint Know Your Rights training with First Defense Legal Aid attorneys Emlyn Ricketts and Devin Viland.
Following the FDLA’s remarks, Rabya Khan, a staff attorney at CAIR Chicago, spoke about how to interact with FBI agents. Following her remarks, the panel engaged with the students in a question-and-answer session, where students raised questions pertinent to their own experiences with racial profiling incidents.
Many see racism and stereotyping as an engrained problem with no legitimate solution, but this is just not true. We as citizens, could make huge strides towards eradicating stereotyping and its disastrous repercussions, starting with the End to Racial Profiling Act (ERPA).
Numerous organizations including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the United States Department of Justice filed lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the Arizona law and asking for an injunction to prevent the law from going into effect.
A feeling of suspicion has swept over American-Muslims, leaving some distrustful of others in their own community.
Government Affairs Intern Clement Yu discusses the controversial Secure Communities program, enforced by ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement)
CAIR-Chicago Intern Ian Peterson discusses racial profiling in the U.S. in the first of a series of video blogs on the issue. In his first video, Ian focuses on significant supreme court cases and government policies that have continued to erode the 14th amendment of the constitution which prohibits racial profiling in the U.S.
CAIR-Chicago Intern Ian Peterson discusses racial profiling in the U.S. in the first of a series of articles on the issue. In his first article, Ian focuses on significant supreme court cases and government policies that have continued to erode the 14th amendment of the constitution which prohibits racial profiling in the U.S.
CAIR-Chicago Communications Intern Noor Salahuddin discusses new Georgia ID laws and the impact on undocumented immigrants.
“Critics argue when you think about it, for the most part, all of the people who try to blow airliners out of the sky look alike,” Doocy said.
“False,” replied Ahmed Rehab. “False information. Not true. I mean, we don’t have to go far. The last guy that tried to take down a plane was a young African. And in the past, prior to that incident, we were looking for Middle eastern-looking men. Next time it could be an Asian guy. So no, they don’t always look alike.”