CAIR-Chicago Meets with Illinois Senator Peter Roskam

CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Yaser Tabbara met with Illinois Senator Peter Roskam (R-Wheaton) on Tuesday, December 6th to discuss: proposed legislation on racial profiling that seeks to add to add a classification for Middle Eastern in race data collection, as well as add a parameter for religious headgear; legislation that Senator Roskam has proposed that aims to recognize Ramadan as a month of observation in Illinois; and CAIR’s stance on the USA Patriot Act. Senator Roskam is running for US Congress during the November 2006 election in the 6th Congressional District which Congressman Henry Hyde currently represents and plans to retire. copyright © 2005, cairchicago.org