March 9, 2017
Published in The Hill as an opinion-editorial written by President Salam al-Marayati: President Trump talks about terrorist attacks - both real and imagined- with such frequency that one wonders if he views the next ISIS attack on American soil as an opportunity to whip up more hysteria against Muslims, leading to the suspension of their constitutional rights.
March 9, 2017
March 8, 2017
The Muslim ban is back. Yesterday, President Trump signed another executive order that will restrict severely immigration from 6 Muslim-majority nations and suspends the U.S. Refugee Admission Program for 120 days. While this executive order was tweaked from the last, don't be fooled: this is still a Muslim ban.
March 2, 2017
Another day, another stump speech. Despite his 40-odd days into the presidency, President Trump appears to be stuck in perpetual campaign-mode. In a joint session of Congress, Trump merely presented a broad agenda of immigration, foreign policy, and civil rights.
February 16, 2017
During a press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Trump turned his back on decades of U.S. policy on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Shrugging nonchalantly, Trump stated: "I'm looking at two-state and one-state, and I like the one that both parties like. I could live with either one."
February 9, 2017
Recent reports indicate that the Trump Administration plans to replace a broadly-construed Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) program with one focused solely on Muslims. These reports suggest that the Trump Administration will gut the current program, remove right-wing extremists and white supremacist groups altogether, and replace it with the Countering Islamic Extremism (CIE) program.
February 8, 2017
President Trump's ban on immigration and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries is an outrageous affront to America's deepest values as a nation of immigrants. Throughout our history, immigrants and refugees have contributed to the prosperity and progress of our nation.
January 31, 2017
Now more than ever, the Supreme Court must embrace its role in the system of checks and balances to uphold the rights and liberties minorities. Separation of powers was designed to defend America against the concentration of power in any one branch and to set limits on the power of the majority.
January 26, 2017
As leaders in the American Muslim community, Linda Sarsour and Imam Mohamed Magid both understand the critical importance of engaging with policymakers and opinion shapers. However, both have been publicly attacked in the media for being outspoken figures for our community.
January 20, 2017
Earlier today, Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States. His toxic rhetoric as a candidate has not changed even as he became President.
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December 11, 2014
Jerusalem: More Divided Than Ever
November 21, 2014
114th Congress: Deliver or Disappoint?
November 13, 2014
An Interview with Chris Seiple
October 30, 2014
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