Muslim Group Sues Tennessee Over Tax Exemption Denial Attorneys Say State Officials are Punishing Muslims for Following their Faith, Advocates Say Case Impacts Religious Freedom DALLAS – Sept 20, 2016 – Representatives from Muslim Legal Fund of America, a nonprofit civil liberties legal fund, said the organization is funding a
California Muslim Sues Government after TWIC Card Denial in Apparent “You Spy, You Drive” Strong-Arming
California Muslim Sues Government after TWIC Card Denial in Apparent “You Spy, You Drive” Strong-Arming Attorneys Say Government Violated Constitutional Rights, Due Process DALLAS – Sept 14, 2016 – Representatives from Muslim Legal Fund of America, a nonprofit civil liberties legal fund, said that attorneys for Mohamed Al Seraji filed
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MLFA Funds Driver’s Right to Work While Muslim Family’s sole breadwinner offered “help” if he becomes informant, but refuses DALLAS -- June 13, 2016 -- Representatives from Muslim Legal Fund of America, a nonprofit civil liberties legal fund, said the organization is funding the legal work to defend Mohamed Al-Seraji’s
MLFA Funds Defense of Asia Siddiqui, Claims Entrapment Informant Spent Four Years Pushing Muslim Women DALLAS -- June 7, 2016 -- Representatives from Muslim Legal Fund of America, a charitable civil liberties legal fund, agreed to support the legal defense of Asia Siddiqui, 31, of Queens, NY, who authorities are
Imam Injured by Border Police Wins Settlement DALLAS – May 3, 2016 – Attorneys for Imam Amr Elsamny, of Peoria, Ill., secured a financial settlement and apology from U.S. Customs and Border Protection over a border detention incident during which Elsamny suffered injuries that were treated at a hospital. According
MLFA Joins Rights Groups in Opposition to FBI’s Anti-Muslim Website DALLAS – April 7, 2016 – Muslim Legal Fund of America joined more than a dozen national civil rights organizations in an April 5 letter to FBI Director James Comey in which the signatories request that the agency take down
USCMO’s Washington Declaration WASHINGTON -- February 6, 2016 -- During the first three days of February, 2016, U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO) held the first International Conference of Muslim Councils in the West, which brought Muslim leaders from around the world together to exchange experience and discuss common issues of concern to
Attorneys Challenge Unconstitutional Conviction of Ziyad Yaghi DALLAS -- February 2, 2016 -- Last month, attorneys with Constitutional Law Center for Muslims in America, a nonprofit law center funded through a generous grant from Muslim Legal Fund of America, filed a Memorandum of Law in support of Ziyad Yaghi’s petition
Duka Brothers Get Another Day in Court DALLAS – January 19, 2016 – Earlier this month, attorneys funded by Muslim Legal Fund of America represented Eljvir, Shain and Dritan Duka (pictured above) in an rare evidentiary hearing before Federal Judge Robert Kugler at the U.S. District Court of New Jersey.