New York Attorney General Supports Muslim Community’s Constitutional Rights DALLAS – December 17, 2015 – On December 9, New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent a letter to Muslim Legal Fund of America Executive Director Khalil Meek to express support for the civil rights of Muslims in New York.
MLFA Opposes Ineffective Legislation that has Potential Anti-Muslim Consequences MLFA Joins National Organizations in Letter to Congressional Leaders to Express Concerns about Ineffective Legislation that Unfairly Targets Muslims in America DALLAS – Dec. 9, 2015 – On December 4, a coalition of national civil liberty and community organizations sent a
Motion to Dismiss All Charges against Harcevic Filed DALLAS – Oct. 27, 2015 – Attorneys for Armin Harcevic filed a motion with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri asking the court to dismiss all charges against their client due to insufficiencies in the indictment (USA vs.
ADC Presents Justice Award to MLFA DALLAS – Sept. 21, 2015 – Muslim Legal Fund of America is honored to have received the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee of Michigan’s 2015 Justice Award during its 13th Annual Judges Night in Dearborn, Mich., on Thursday, September 17, 2015. ADC established Judges Night as
Former Muslim Charity Leader Keeps Citizenship, Trial Pending DALLAS – Sept. 14, 2015 – Supporters of Enaam Arnaout, the former head of Benevolence International Foundation and naturalized U.S. citizen, are applauding the court’s denial of the U.S. Attorney’s office in Chicago’s request to revoke Arnaout’s citizenship without trial (Case No.
MLFA Signs onto Letter Calling for End to Anti-Muslim Training DALLAS -- Aug. 14, 2014 -- Muslim Legal Fund of America joined a coalition of 75 organizations that sent a letter today to Lisa Monaco, assistant to the president of Homeland Security, in which the organizations call for tangible reform
MLFA Funds Dr. Sami Al-Arian Transition DALLAS -- Aug. 13, 2014 -- Representatives from Muslim Legal Fund of America agreed to fund legal fees and expenses required to safeguard Dr. Sami Al-Arian’s legal rights during his voluntary departure from the United States. Exonerated Professor Seeks Help in Safeguarding Legal Rights
Holy Land Foundation Defendants Seek Appeal of Habeas Decision DALLAS – August 10, 2015 – The attorney for five defendants in the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development habeas petition is pushing for a review of new evidence that he says proves the defendants’ innocence (Criminal Case No. 3:04-CR-00240-P).
MLFA Applauds Dismissal of Charges against Imam Dremali, Wife DALLAS – July 16, 2015 – Representatives of Muslim Legal Fund of America are applauding U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa Judge Robert W. Pratt’s decision to dismiss the case against Imam Ibrahim Dremali and his wife Safaa
MLFA Joins 42 Organizations to Oppose Countering Violent Extremism Legislation DALLAS – July 14, 2015 – Muslim Legal Fund of America joined more than 40 organizations in a July 10 letter to officials in the Department of Homeland Security to express concerns about and recommend against moving forward with the H.R 2899, Countering