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
MLFA Response to USCMO Statement on Armenian Genocide DALLAS – April 20, 2015 – Representatives from Muslim Legal Fund of America are clarifying their organization’s position on a statement released today by United States Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO) regarding the mass killings of Armenians between 1915 and 1923. Khalil Meek,
MLFA Joins Movement to End Mass Surveillance DALLAS -- Apr. 15, 2015 -- Earlier this week, Muslim Legal Fund of America, a nonprofit that funds legal work and programs to defend Muslims against injustice, joined a growing number of civil rights organizations in support of Fight215.org, a citizen lobbying website
MLFA Disappointed in Opinion Issued on HLF Defendants’ Habeas Petition DALLAS – April 2, 2015 – Representatives from Muslim Legal Fund of America, a charity that funds legal cases in defense of constitutional rights, are dissatisfied with Judge Jorge Solis’s refusal to allow an evidentiary hearing regarding new evidence that may prove
DHS Removes Jamal Tarhuni from No-Fly List DALLAS -- Feb. 24, 2015 -- Representatives from Muslim Legal Fund of America, a charity that supports legal cases in defense of civil liberties, are applauding the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to remove Jamal Tarhuni, a naturalized U.S. citizen who has lived