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Trump plans to phase out DACA, administration officials say

According to the two administration officials, here’s the policy to be announced later today:   The administration won't consider new applications for legal status dated after Sept. 5.   If you are not already protected by the program, you are out of luck, although applications filed before Tuesday that are pending will continue to be [...]

By | September 5th, 2017|media|0 Comments

ACT’s Anti-Muslim Message Fertile Ground for Oath Keepers

The image from nationwide rallies this past weekend seems quite clear: The country’s largest anti-Muslim organization with close ties to the Trump Administration, ACT! for America, is welding its bonds with armed militia and Patriot groups, including Oath Keepers. Formed in 2009, Oath Keepers is a loosely knit band of former police officers and military veterans [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|media|0 Comments


In the nine years since, ACT, which stands for American Congress for Truth, and its educational arm, ACT for America Education, has grown into far and away the largest grassroots anti-Muslim group in America. In Its Own Words: “Europe will no longer be Europe by 2050. Europe has already become Eurabia. Europe is Eurabia right now.” [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|media|0 Comments

Muslims on Capitol Hill learn how to lobby

WASHINGTON (RNS) In the community room of  St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, the nerve center of a two-day Muslim lobbying campaign on Capitol Hill, both first-time and veteran lobbyists compared notes: More than three times as many people — 400-plus — showed up to lobby at this year’s annual Muslim Advocacy Day (Monday and Tuesday, May 1-2), compared with the first [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|media|0 Comments

Atlanta as a Sanctuary City: Holding Leaders Accountable for Violence Against Marginalized People

On this International Workers’ Day (May Day), we will be appearing before the Atlanta City Council to demand that the city adopt a policy limiting its cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). This is one step the city can take to meaningfully stand up to Trump and help protect our communities. On January 20, [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|media, Uncategorized|0 Comments

California’s Muslims stand up for action against Trump’s policies

SACRAMENTO, California - Nearly 800 people travelled to California's capitol on Monday for the “Muslim Day at the Capitol”, with political activism in Sacramento described by a senior state official as "the resistance" to President Donald Trump. The annual national advocacy event aimed to promote four propositions that can block some of the US president's most [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|media, Uncategorized|0 Comments

‘Why? Wouldn’t you?:’ Anti-Trump protesters take care of supporter who collapsed

For Ana Draa, a Trump protester, the most shocking part of her coming to the aid of a fallen Trump supporter, was that others were shocked. Draa, a 53-year-old stay-at-home mom and self-described passionate advocate for women’s reproductive rights, joined a pack of protesters and supporters outside the Wisconsin manufacturing company where President Trump spoke [...]

By | April 23rd, 2017|media, Uncategorized|0 Comments