How Your Local City Can Oppose the Muslim Ban

Posted by Nadia Aziz on February 02, 2017 in Blog

There are important legal challenges moving forward against President Trump's Executive Order banning Syrian refugees and temporarily suspending our refugee program. Before, during, and after these legal challenges are considered by federal courts, AAI is calling for cities and states to pass resolutions condemning the Muslim Ban. Below we have provided draft text that Arab Americans and our allies can present to their state and city legislators to be introduced and voted on. It is important for individuals states step up to denounce President Trump's un-American...

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2016 Election News Roundup: Week of June 24

Posted by Joan Hanna on June 24, 2016 in Blog

AAI compiles a weekly roundup of election news tracking key races across the country as well as legislation that will impact voting rights ahead of the 2016 elections. For AAI’s coverage of presidential candidates and races, make sure to check out our profiles over at #YallaVote’s Election Central. And for more state specific information, head over to our election map and click on your state. You can read previous editions of our 2016 Election News Roundup right here at its headquarters.

 

 

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2016 Election News Roundup: Week of June 10

Posted by Shadi Matar on June 10, 2016 in Blog

AAI compiles a weekly roundup of election news tracking key races across the country as well as legislation that will impact voting rights ahead of the 2016 elections. For AAI’s coverage of presidential candidates and races, make sure to check out our profiles over at #YallaVote’s Election Central. And for more state specific information, head over to our election map and click on your state. You can read previous editions of our 2016 Election News Roundup right here at its headquarters.

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Arab Americans on the Ground in 2016: Nadeem Mazen’s Momentum and David Ramadan’s Passion Embody Local Power

Posted by Joan Hanna on March 01, 2016 in Blog

Today, voters from twelve states will participate in Super Tuesday by casting votes in the 2016 Presidential primary or caucus. This phenomenon will give a broad range of people an opportunity to share their opinions from the ballot box, likely providing unstoppable momentum to the front running candidates for President. In key Super Tuesday battleground states like Massachusetts – where Bernie Sanders hopes for a strong showing against Hillary Clinton - and Virginia – a purple state in the General Election - Arab Americans are playing a critical role. ...

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2016 Election News Roundup: Week of February 19

Posted by Shadi Matar on February 19, 2016 in Blog

AAI compiles a weekly roundup of election news tracking key races across the country as well as legislation that will impact voting rights ahead of the 2016 elections. For AAI’s coverage of presidential candidates and races, make sure to check out our profiles over at #YallaVote’s Election Central. And for more state specific information, head over to our election map and click on your state. You can read previous editions of our 2016 Election News Roundup right here at its headquarters.

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2016 Election News Roundup: Week of February 5

Posted by Shadi Matar on February 05, 2016 in Blog

AAI compiles a weekly roundup of election news tracking key races across the country as well as legislation that will impact voting rights ahead of the 2016 elections. For AAI’s coverage of presidential candidates and races, make sure to check out our profiles over at #YallaVote’s Election Central. And for more state specific information, head over to our election map and click on your state. You can read previous editions of our 2016 Election News Roundup right here at its headquarters.

 

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2016 Election News Roundup: Week of January 29

Posted by Joan Hanna on January 29, 2016 in Blog

AAI compiles a weekly roundup of election news tracking key races across the country as well as legislation that will impact voting rights ahead of the 2016 elections. For AAI’s coverage of presidential candidates and races, make sure to check out our profiles over at #YallaVote’s Election Central. And for more state specific information, head over to our election map and click on your state. You can read previous editions of our 2016 Election News Roundup right here at its headquarters.

 

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2016 Election News Roundup: Week of November 16

Posted by Joan Hanna on November 20, 2015 in Blog

AAI compiles a weekly roundup of election news tracking key races across the country as well as legislation that will impact voting rights ahead of the 2016 elections. For AAI’s coverage of presidential candidates and races, make sure to check out our profiles over at #YallaVote’s Election Central. And for more state specific information, head over to our election map and click on your state. You can read previous editions of our 2016 Election News Roundup right here at its headquarters. Governor Snyder First in Wave of Anti Refugee Sentiments Governor Rick Snyder...

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Pamela Geller Heads to the Supreme Court with Seattle and Boston Bus Ad Cases

Posted by Joan Hanna on August 28, 2015 in Blog
The longtime saga of Pamela Geller and her organization, The American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), to challenge the boundaries of First Amendment rights continues. On August 12th, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied AFDI the right to post advertisements on Seattle buses that falsely claimed an exaggerated FBI reward for wanted terrorists. David Yerushalmi, the group’s attorney, promised to take this matter to the U.S. Supreme Court. This is not the first time that AFDI has clashed with the court system.
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2016 Election News Roundup: Week of August 17th

Posted by Kristin McCarthy on August 21, 2015 in Blog
Ohio considers redistricting law, Texas rules on voting rights, Florida redraws key districts for 2016, Massachusetts sets early primary date, Pennsylvania now considered a 2016 Toss-Up state.
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