The Middle Eastern Student Center (MESC) at the University of California, Riverside hosted a #YallaVote registration booth for students on campus this week. The MESC was founded in 2014 and has been a hub for Arab American students on the campus to organize and develop their political identities. The registration...
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Washington Watch: Don't Play Politics With Syrian Christians
by James Zogby in Washington Watch
Elliott Abrams, a former Reagan and Bush Administration official and a former colleague on the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), has written an article "The United States Bars Christian, Not Muslim, Refugees From Syria". It is provocative, as its title suggests, but it is deeply flawed in its argument, its evidence, and its conclusions. Continue reading...
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The Arab American Institute is pleased to introduce you to your California Yalla Vote Field Organizer, Shadi Matar. Q: What is your educational background? A: I graduated from the University of California, Riverside in 2014, and I am currently getting my Masters in Public Policy at the University of...
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