MLFA Condemns the Unsecured Handling of the No Fly and Selectee Watchlist

We at MLFA are aware of the recent access and circulation of the No Fly and “Selectee” lists the government provides to airlines and other agencies. We are also aware that this occurred because a small airline had an unsecured server, which the accessing individual was able to navigate to obtain the lists.


Join us this Friday, January 20th for our family night. Dine with us!!  The Muslim Legal Fund of America (MLFA) wants to know what issues have affected your communities, your families, or you – in the “guise” of national security.  If you have questions, our lawyers have answers!! Please select as many as interest you or …


Ours is Not a Caravan of Despair

I stand before you today – and bear witness to the cries of our sisters being locked up in solitary confinement, drugged for 23 of the 24 hours in a day; being pulled apart from her 2 year old son;

I bear witness to our brothers being chained, and beaten in custody and held without any charge; learning about their passing of their mothers behind bars and not being able to be with them.

Sit Down in This Circle

I was feeling fragile in a new town, longing for community. There was an evening program at a masjid nearby, somewhere I’d never been before. I marveled at the designs and the calm warmth of the space.

We Deserve Better

According to a 2021 UC Berkeley survey, “most Muslims engage in self-censorship out of fear of how people might respond or react to them”.

Have we reached a world in which we police our own thoughts? Isn’t that the opposite of what living in a free country is all about?

MLFA Thought Leadership

MLFA provides legal education and promotes thought leadership, strengthening Muslim community organizations.

On Friday, November 4, 2022, The Muslim Legal Fund of America (MLFA) is offering a Law and Policy Symposium entitled “Perspectives on Muslim Philanthropy: A Look at Waqf in Building a Strong and More Resilient Community in a Pluralistic Society”.

Symposium: Islamic Endowments in Building a Strong Resilient Community

Register now Join us on November 4th for our virtual Symposium on Law & Policy Perspectives on Muslim Philanthropy. We will be discussing important topics such as What is the role of Islamic social finance in promoting economic justice in society? The understanding of Islamic finance tools and how Can NGOs engage with Islamic social …

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MLFA Book Club

Knowledge is Power! The MLFA Book Club is hosting private events with the authors for book club members. We encourage you to purchase MLFA Book Club books from our affiliate site: receives 10% of the cost as a donation.) Our first book is The Terror Factory by Trevor Aaronson – the virtual event with …

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Standing in Front of the Water with No Options

“Moses said, ‘No, my Lord is with me: He will guide me,’ and We revealed to Moses: ‘Strike the sea with your staff.’ It parted – each side like a mighty mountain-”

(Quran 26 : 62-63)