President Trump pledged during his campaign to institute a temporary ban on all Muslim immigration and Syrian refugees “until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on.” He made good on much of that promise earlier this week, with an executive order suspending America’s refugee admission program for 120 days and the Syrian refugee program indefinitely, as [...]
Both as a candidate and now as President, Donald Trump has made clear his intent to pursue aggressive policies targeting Muslims, refugees and immigrants under the banner of national security. In his first week in office Trump enacted the patently unlawful travel ban seeking to bar all refugees, and individuals from 7 Muslim-majority countries from [...]
They say immigrants fall in love with America because of opportunity. I fell in love with it because of accessibility. As a young father, moving to America wasn’t something I was considering when I first visited Chicago. In Pakistan, I had a fancier car, a nicer home, and a solid support network of extended family [...]
Former Navy SEAL who advocated for national Muslim registry might be joining the Trump administration
The White House might be looking to hire a former Trump campaign surrogate who once cited Japanese internment camps as "precedent" for a Muslim registry, the Daily News has learned. Carl Higbie, an ex-Navy SEAL and the spokesman for the defunct Great America PAC, told The News Friday evening that he has been in contact [...]
Kim Malcolm talks with Washington state Senator Joe Fain (R-Auburn) about why he's co-sponsoring a bill that would prohibit the state from sharing information about someone's religious affiliation with the federal government. Click here to Listen
Life. Liberty. The pursuit of happiness. These are three examples of the “unalienable rights” America’s Declaration of Independence specifically notes are given to all human beings by their Creator, and which governments are created to protect. Read the full article Here
In cities around America, thousands of construction companies, restaurants and other businesses are bracing for "A Day Without Immigrants," a combination boycott/strike that highlights the contributions of immigrants to U.S. business and culture. Read the full article here.
For Japanese and Muslim Americans embracing a growing relationship in the movement to resist what many consider to be President Donald Trump's discriminatory policymaking, history isn't going to repeat itself; it's going to help inform the present. Read the full article here.
President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim nations justifiably led to much outcry from activists, politicians and foreign leaders. The list—currently struck down by a federal judge in Seattle—was arbitrary, motivated by disjointed racist panic and was reportedly causing deaths worldwide. But while it’s important to lay primary blame for the [...]
The FBI is investigating political activists campaigning against the Dakota Access pipeline, diverting agents charged with preventing terrorist attacks to instead focus their attention on indigenous activists and environmentalists. The Guardian has established that multiple officers within the FBI’s joint terrorism taskforce have attempted to contact at least three people tied to the Standing Rock [...]