Arab Americans, Rights Groups Protest Bigoted Agendas of Trump & Netanyahu

Posted on February 14, 2017 in Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Feb 14, 2017        Contact: jsalan@aaiusa.org / 202-429-9210 Media Advisory   Arab Americans, Rights Groups Protest Bigoted Agendas of Trump & Netanyahu Community Stands for Equality, Justice, Immigrants, Refugees & Peace Washington, DC – On Wednesday, February 15, Arab Americans will be joined by a broad coalition of rights advocates to protest the xenophobic and bigoted agendas of President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The protest comes as the Israeli PM makes his first official visit to the White...

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Poll Release: American Attitudes on Immigration, Civil Rights, and Surveillance (2017)

Posted by Arab American Institute on January 27, 2017 in Blog

The Arab American Institute (AAI) released a new Zogby Analytics poll tracking American Attitudes toward immigration, civil rights, and surveillance on Friday, January 27, 2017.

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Key Findings 41% of Americans, including 52% of Democrats and 44% of Independents, believe we should proceed with the plan to resettle Syrian refugees. 59% of Democrats and a plurality of Republicans and Independents believe that undocumented immigrants, with no criminal record currently living and working in the United States should have a path to legal status....

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Plurality of Americans Stand with Refugees and Undocumented In Contrast to Policies Outlined by President Trump

Posted on January 27, 2017 in Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                       Jan 27, 2017                                                                                     Contact: Jennifer Salan, 202-429-9210 / jsalan@aaiusa.org     Plurality of Americans Stand with Refugees and Undocumented In Contrast to Policies Outlined by President Trump   (Washington)...

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Human Rights, Civil Rights and Immigration Advocates & Experts Respond to President Donald Trump’s Immigration and Refugee Executive Action

Posted on January 25, 2017 in Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan 27, 2017 Contact: Jennifer Salan jsalan@aaiusa.org 202-249-9210 ***Briefing 6PM ET - Call-in Details: 515-604-9517 code: 843450*** Media Advisory  Rights Experts and Advocates Offer Analysis on President Donald Trump’s Immigration and Refugee Executive Action Washington, DC – Rights experts and advocates will come together to provide analysis on the community impacts and legality of President Trump’s anticipated Executive action on immigration and refugees one hour after an order is signed. Please join us on a call to hear directly from the affected communities and...

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Arab American Institute Welcomes Passage of UNSC Resolution on Illegality of Israeli Settlements

Posted on December 23, 2016 in Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                            December 23, 2016              Contact: relbaba@aaiusa.org / 703-209-0239 Official Statement   Arab American Institute Welcomes Passage of UNSC Vote on Illegality of Israeli Settlements The Arab American Institute released the following statement today: The Arab American Institute welcomes the passage of today’s U.N. Security Council vote on the illegality of Israeli settlements and in support of a political resolution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. For the past four decades, the United States has pursued a consequential – and ultimately failed – strategy of shielding the state of...

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Arab American Institute Welcomes Passage of UNSC Vote on Illegality of Israeli Settlements

Posted by Arab American Institute on December 23, 2016 in Blog

The Arab American Institute released the following statement today: The Arab American Institute welcomes the passage of today’s U.N. Security Council vote on the illegality of Israeli settlements and in support of a political resolution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. For the past four decades, the United States has pursued a consequential – and ultimately failed – strategy of shielding the state of Israel from U.N. action. This uncritical approach has allowed Israel to act with impunity, grossly expanding settlements in occupied territories in direct violation of international law while, at the same time, systematically violating the human rights of...

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Arab American Institute Welcomes Administration's Decision to Repeal NSEERS Framework

Posted on December 22, 2016 in Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                            December 22, 2016              Contact: relbaba@aaiusa.org / 703-209-0239 Official Statement   Arab American Institute Welcomes Administrations Decision to Repeal NSEERS Framework The Arab American Institute released the following statement today: The Arab American Institute (AAI) is pleased by the Obama Administration’s decision to repeal the regulatory framework behind the National Security Exit-Entry Registration System (NSEERS). The program, which came into effect in 2002, targeted boys and men from 25 countries, predominately Muslim-majority or Arab. Of the...

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Official Statement: What We Do Now

Posted on November 09, 2016 in Press Releases

For Immediate Release: November 14, 2016 Contact: jsalan@aaiusa.org / 202-429-9210   Following last week’s election, the Arab American Institute issued the following statement: November 9, 2016 The results are in and we have a new President-Elect, Donald Trump. While we take time to process what this means for our country and for our community, we write to say that our work not only continues but becomes even more urgent. The divisiveness and bigotry that have characterized this long election cycle have been difficult, and the campaign has understandably made a...

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For Sept 11 National Day of Service & Remembrance Arab Americans Volunteer at DC Elementary

Posted on September 08, 2016 in Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                    Sept 7, 2016                                                                                      202-429-9210 Contact: jsalan@aaiusa.org/202-429-9210   Media Advisory For Sept 11 National Day...

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Over 50 Organizations Demand a Fair Investigation in the Murder of Khalid Jabara

Posted on August 20, 2016 in Press Releases

Over 50 Organizations Demand a Fair Investigation in the Murder of Khalid Jabara

Today, Muslim Advocates and the Arab American Institute (AAI) spearheaded a coalition letter of over 50 advocacy, civil rights, community and faith-based groups to demand that Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett direct law enforcement to conduct a fair and thorough investigation of the heinous murder of Khalid Jabara, an Arab American who was killed by his neighbor, Stanley Majors. Majors had previously run over Mr. Jabara’s mother with a car and had a history of calling him and...

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