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.


Years of Combined Legal Experience


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Criminal Litigation in 2022


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Hemza Lefsih spent 30 months in federal custody because he misunderstood a question related to traffic violations on the U.S. citizenship application....
Muhammad Ali’s funeral was on Friday, June 10, 2016. Many of us remember seeing the incredibly moving funeral procession with so many...
Mohammad Khalil fought on the side of the United States against the Soviets in Afghanistan. He was granted asylum in 2000 and...
Reunited with Loved Ones Finding out you’re on the No Fly List – what a nightmare. You have plans. You’ve packed your...
Don’t use my good heart against me. Alexander Smith was abandoned by his parents. As a child and a young man, he...
MLFA Protects Your Good Deeds IARA-USA was an Islamic charity that provided more than $25 million in disaster and war relief aid...
Immigration Case #1 to highlight M.M. – Application pending with USCIS for lawful permanent residence (green card) with request for a Waiver...
Naturalization application pending for U.S. citizenship Mr. K., a lawful permanent resident from Pakistan, came to the U.S. in 2001 as an...