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Archive for January, 2017

01 30 17
 

ICNA CSJ Condemns Trump’s Muslim Ban

 
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NEW YORK, NY (January 29, 2017) – The Islamic Circle of North America’s Council for Social Justice (CSJ) strongly condemns the Muslim ban.
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01 29 17
 

ICNA Condemns Terror Attack at Quebec City Mosque

 
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NEW YORK, NY (January 28, 2017) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) condemns the terror attack at a mosque in Québec City today that reportedly killed five people and injured several.
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01 28 17
 

ICNA Welcomes Relief and Support for Legal Immigrants

 
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NEW YORK, NY (January 28, 2017) – The Islamic Circle of North America today welcomed the decision by Jude Ann Donnelly from the Eastern District of New York partially halting President Trump’s executive order banning Muslims from entering the United States.
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01 26 17
 

Trump’s Expected Refugee Ban: Draws Sharp Criticism

BY Ally Schweitzer, WAMU
 
Following up on proposals made during his election campaign, President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order that would temporarily ban new visas and most refugees from seven countries in the Middle East and Africa.
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01 26 17
 

Muslim, Latino leaders announce collaboration

In wake of Trump presidency, Orange County Muslim, Latino community leaders announce collaboration
By DEEPA BHARATH / Orange County Register
 
ANAHEIM – Minutes after Donald J. Trump delivered his first address as President of the United States outside the Capitol in Washington, D.C., a group of about 50 Muslim and Latino community organizers held a news conference outside Anaheim City Hall announcing a formal uniting of those groups to form The Muslim-Latino Collaborative.
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01 24 17
 

Inauguration Day: Islamic Group Launches Hotline

WASHINGTON – A leading North American Islamic organization kicked off a new justice helpline on President Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day, January 20, to provide help and support to those who are targets of racism, xenophobia, and Islamophobia.
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01 24 17
 

Donald Trump becomes America’s 45th President

By Steve Bittenbender, Editor, Government Security News
 
Donald John Trump, a New York real estate developer and businessman, took the oath of office Friday afternoon and officially became the 45th President of the United States.
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01 18 17
 

ICNA Launches Justice Hotline on Inauguration

 
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WASHINGTON D.C. (January 19, 2017) – ICNA Council for Social Justice (ICNA CSJ) announces the launch of a 24/7 national justice hotline on the day of the presidential inauguration, January 20, 2017. This hotline will provide help and support to those who are targets of racism, xenophobia, and Islamophobia.
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01 17 17
 

ICNA-MAS convention moves to Easter weekend in April

The 42nd Annual ICNA-MAS Convention 2017 has moved to the Easter weekend of April 14-16, from its traditional Memorial Day weekend due to the timing of Ramadan this year.
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01 17 17
 

Year of Anti-Muslim Vitriol: Brands Promote Inclusion

By SAPNA MAHESHWARI, NY Times
 
A Microsoft commercial, “Spread Harmony,” was one of several recent ads from major American brands that prominently featured everyday Muslims.
 
The gentle piano music starts as the doorbell chimes. A white-haired Christian pastor greets his friend, a Muslim imam, and the two converse and laugh over a cup of tea, wincing about their creaky knees as they prepare to part ways.
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01 14 17
 

Time To Publicize Muslim Good Deeds

By Anne Foy, For ICNA.org
 
It won’t have escaped anyone’s notice that there’s a pervasive and very worrying narrative about Muslims playing out in the USA at the moment. These are troubled times for the nation – indeed, for the world as a whole – and Muslims are all too often finding ourselves caught in the epicenter of this modern maelstrom.
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01 11 17
 

ICNA Houston Launches an Outreach Campaign

 
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HOUSTON, Texas (January 11, 2017) – The Islamic Circle of North America’s (ICNA) Houston Chapter plans to reach out to the Super Bowl fans this year with a campaign for greater understanding of the community and its faith.
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01 1 17
 

Javaid Siddiqi Elected as New ICNA President

 
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JAMAICA, New York (January 01, 2017) – In a press release issued today, the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) National Election Committee announced that Mr. Javaid Siddiqi has been elected as president of ICNA for the 2017-2018 term.

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