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26 Oct, 2017

Muslim Pilot Grounded Without Explanation, Lawsuit Claims

Muslim Pilot Grounded Without Explanation, Lawsuit Claims Attorneys accuse Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary NetJets of unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation DALLAS – Oct 26, 2016 – After seven years of exemplary service, pilot Ameer Siddiqui was suspended and later fired because an unidentified employee allegedly viewed him as a “security concern,”

14 Sep, 2017

American Muslim Leader Takes Oath of Citizenship after 11 Years of Delays

American Muslim Leader Takes Oath of Citizenship after 11 Years of Delays DALLAS (September 14, 2017) – On Monday, Osama Abuirshaid took the Oath of Citizenship and became a U.S. citizen after agents of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services erroneously denied his Application for Naturalization following 11 years of

07 Sep, 2017

MLFA Joins Over 50 Groups to Oppose Controversial and Ineffective CVE Program

MLFA Joins Over 50 Groups to Oppose Controversial and Ineffective CVE Program DALLAS (August 7, 2017) – Muslim Legal Fund of America joined Brennan Center for Justice and more than 50 other organizations in a letter urging U.S. congressional leadership to reject proposals to expand Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) programs

19 Aug, 2017

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit against Palestinian Human Rights Advocacy Groups and Activists

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit against Palestinian Human Rights Advocacy Groups and Activists Attorneys from MLFA-funded Constitutional Law Center for Muslims in America win motion to dismiss lawsuit for 'lack of subject matter jurisdiction." CHICAGO (August 21, 2017) – On Friday, U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman granted a motion to dismiss

16 Aug, 2017

American-Muslim Taken Off No-Fly List, Reunited With Family

American-Muslim Taken Off No-Fly List, Reunited With Family Attorneys from Constitutional Law Center for Muslims in America questioned government's reason for Muslim convert's inclusion on controversial list, suggest possible link to client's religious identity. DALLAS (August 16, 2017) – Earlier this month, U.S. Department of Homeland Security notified Carl Kenemer,

15 Mar, 2017

BREAKING NEWS! Muslim Ban 2.0 Blocked

BREAKING NEWS! Muslim Ban 2.0 Blocked statements from Trump and his advisers as evidence that the intention of the executive order was to discriminate against Muslims -- a clear violation of the U.S. Constitution which forbids the government from favoring or disfavoring a particular religion. Read the order below. Read the Washington

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