CAIR-AZ Launches #HateHurts Initiative

Islamophobia and the fallout affecting multiple communities is arguably at an all-time high.  In the past few months alone, numerous mosques have been vandalized and/or targeted in addition to multiple violent attacks against Muslims, Sikhs, and those perceived to be Muslim.  CAIR-AZ has launched a new initiative entitled: Hate Hurts – to document this disturbing trend, bringing light to the … Read More

PRESS Release: CAIR-AZ Applauds Release of Palestinian Asylum Seeker from ICE Detention

PRESS Release: CAIR-AZ Applauds Release of Palestinian Asylum Seeker from ICE Detention (PHOENIX, AZ, 5/27/2016) – The Arizona chapter of the Council on American Islamic-Relations of (CAIR-AZ) today applauded the decision of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to release Palestinian asylum seeker Hisham Ghalia from his prolonged detention. In February, CAIR-AZ, along with The Law Offices of Zayed Al-Sayyed, … Read More

PRESS RELEASE: CAIR-AZ Applauds Release of Palestinian Asylum Seeker from ICE Detention

PRESS Release: CAIR-AZ Applauds Release of Palestinian Asylum Seeker from ICE Detention (PHOENIX, AZ, 5/27/2016) – The Arizona chapter of the Council on American Islamic-Relations of (CAIR-AZ) today applauded the decision of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to release Palestinian asylum seeker Hisham Ghalia from his prolonged detention. In February, CAIR-AZ, along with The Law Offices of Zayed Al-Sayyed, … Read More

CAIR-AZ Files Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus for Palestinian Asylum Seeker Held in ICE Detention Facility in Arizona

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CAIR-AZ Files Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus for Palestinian Asylum Seeker Held in ICE Detention Facility (PHOENIX, AZ, 2/23/2016) – The Arizona chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-AZ) today announced the filing of a petition for writ of habeas corpus in Federal Court, seeking the release of a Palestinian asylum seeker who has been detained indefinitely by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE). [NOTE: A … Read More