The Muslim Legal Fund of America considers cases with significant potential impact on civil rights and liberties in America. MLFA does not fund cases solely on the basis of a person’s religious identity.

MLFA Defends Muslims by providing pro bono legal services in criminal, civil, and immigration law at the federal level. MLFA’s legal division CLCMA defends against unjust prosecution, governmental overreach, and systems of oppression through civil, immigration, and criminal litigation. All legal services are provided at no cost to beneficiaries.


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Armin a Bosnian refugee built a successful contracting business in the US. In 2014, he learned a fellow Bosnian who went to...
The U.S. Attorney’s office identified a Muslim community member who was suffering from mental health issues including manic and psychotic symptoms as...
After Amer Alhaggagi refused to participate in a terrorist plot that had been orchestrated by the FBI, he was charged with Material...
On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen attacked The Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, killing 49 people and wounding 53. After...
A mother of two in Tennessee, who converted to Islam in 2014, initially supported ISIS but later distanced herself as their actions...
MLFA's Unwavering Advocacy for Religious Freedom in the Workplace Many American Muslims often find themselves in a quandary, wondering if they can...
Justice Served: Unpacking the Rafia Shareef's Verdict In the intricate world of criminal litigation, the Muslim Legal Fund of America (MLFA) continues...
Haseeb Abdullah Goes to the U.S. Supreme Court with His Challenge of Texas’ Statute Prohibiting the Right to Boycott The civil litigation...
MLFA Appeals to Supreme Court: A Fight for Justice Against Unjust TSA Practices and Alleged FBI Retaliation Before the U.S. Supreme Court...
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