CAIR-AZ Seeks Relief for Recently-Settled Refugee Family After Apparent Retaliatory Eviction

(PHOENIX, AZ, 10/5/16) – The Arizona chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-AZ) is seeking relief for members of a recently-resettled refugee family who are alleging that they have been unjustly ordered to be evicted from their home in Phoenix.The family, which arrived last year, had previously raised concerns to apartment management regarding dangerous and unsanitary living conditions. They … Read More

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