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U.S. Muslim Schools Reach Out to Neighbors

U.S. Muslim Schools Reach Out to Neighbors

To improve relations, the Council of Islamic Schools in North America asked its schools to arrange meetings between their own students and those at other, non-Muslim schools.

Appeals Court Set to Hear Arguments on Muslim Ban

Appeals Court Set to Hear Arguments on Muslim Ban

Lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union, representing the challengers, said in court papers that Trump’s comments before the election cannot be ignored.

State Realign in Legal Battle over Trump’s Muslim Ban

States Realign in Legal Battle over Trump’s Muslim Ban

Sixteen Democratic state attorneys general and D.C. are now backing Hawaii in its bid to block the Muslim ban.

Federal Judge in Hawaii Extends Court Order Blocking Trump Muslim Ban

Federal Judge in Hawaii Extends Court Order Blocking Trump Muslim Ban

In its challenge to the Muslim ban, Hawaii claims its state universities would be harmed by the order because they would have trouble recruiting students and faculty.

One in Three U.S. Muslims Fear for Safety in Trump Presidency: Poll

One in Three U.S. Muslims Fear for Safety in Trump Presidency: Poll

The study found that 38 percent of Muslims feared they could be victimized by white supremacist groups, a rate far higher than other major religions.

Court to Hear Arguments Challenging Trump’s New Muslim Ban

Court to Hear Arguments Challenging Trump’s New Muslim Ban

The courts have been asked in lawsuits challenging the ban to issue restraining orders that would prevent it from taking effect pending resolution of the litigation.

States Join Lawsuit to Block Muslim Ban

States Join Lawsuit to Block Muslim Ban

The revised executive order “will cause severe and immediate harms,” according to a complaint filed Monday.

New Muslim Ban Displays Trump’s ‘Obsession With Religious Discrimination’

New Muslim Ban Displays Trump’s ‘Obsession with Religious Discrimination’

Reports from the Department of Homeland Security directly contradict some of the logic behind the ban.

Jewish cemetery vandalized

Jewish Cemetery Vandalized in Latest Anti-Semitic Incident

About 100 headstones were overturned at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia just a week after a similar incident occurred in Missouri.

Michigan City to Allow Mosque, Settle Lawsuits Alleging Bias

Michigan City to Allow Mosque, Settle Lawsuits Alleging Bias

Mayor Mike Taylor said on Wednesday that one mosque opponent accused council members of working with "terrorists."

Challenge to Trump Travel Ban Moves Forward in Two Courts

Challenge to Trump Travel Ban Moves Forward in Two Courts

Traditionally, judges have been extremely cautious about stepping on the executive branch’s authority in such matters

Hundreds of Immigrants Arrested in ‘Routine’ U.S. Enforcement Surge

Over 680 Arrested in U.S. Immigration Raids; Rights Groups Alarmed

Immigration rights groups said the operations, which they describe as raids, were not business as usual.

Challenges to Trump’s Travel Ban Abound in Courts Across U.S.

Seattle Judge Says Trump Travel Ban Case Should Continue During Appeals

U.S. District Judge James Robart in Seattle said he was not prepared to slow down the travel ban case.

Courts Likely to Probe Trump’s Intent in Issuing Muslim Travel Ban

Courts Likely to Probe Trump’s Intent in Issuing Travel Ban

U.S. courts historically have been careful about probing the motives behind laws, in part out of respect for the separation of powers.

Kellyanne Conway Repeated Bowling Green Massacre Lie

Kellyanne Conway Repeated Bowling Green Massacre Lie

President Trump’s adviser cited the fake “Bowling Green massacre” several times — and lied about an Obama “refugee ban.”

Neo-Nazis: 'Donald Trump is setting us free'

Neo-Nazis: ‘Donald Trump is setting us free’

A new move by President Trump would remove white nationalists and other hate groups from extremist databases — "absolutely a signal of favor to us," neo-Nazis rejoiced.

States Sue Trump Administration over Muslim Ban

States Sue Trump Administration over Muslim Ban

"No one is above the law — not even the president," said Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson.

Man Kicks Muslim Woman at JFK, Shouts ‘Trump Is Here Now, He Will Get Rid of All of You’: DA

Man Kicks Muslim Woman at JFK, Shouts ‘Trump Is Here Now, He Will Get Rid of All of You’: DA

A Massachusetts businessman is facing hate crime charges for violence against an airport worker.

Trump signs Muslim ban

Trump’s ‘Unconstitutional’ Immigration Ban Defies Moral, Legal Norms

President said executive order is not a Muslim ban but suggested Christians will be given priority over other refugees.

Social Media Drives Nationwide Solidarity Over Muslim Ban

Social Media Drives Nationwide Solidarity Over Muslim Ban

Protesters along with lawmakers lashed out against the detainment of immigrants at airports, including a married couple with disabilities in their 80s and a five-year-old boy.

Nation’s First Somali American Woman Lawmaker Harassed in D.C.

Nation’s First Somali American Woman Lawmaker Harassed in D.C.

In a Facebook post, Ilhan Omar, who is Muslim, said she was called “ISIS” and subjected to “sexist taunts” during a visit to the nation’s capital.

Muslim Leaders to Trump: 'Ensure our safety and security'

Muslim Leaders to Trump: ‘Ensure our safety and security’

More than 300 leaders in the Muslim community have appealed to the president-elect to "express serious concerns."

Trump Supporters Call for Muslim Genocide

Trump Supporters Call for Muslim Genocide

A letter sent to three mosques in California said the president-elect will do to Muslims "what Hitler did to the Jews."

Hate Incidents Seven Times More Common in Post-Election Week

Hate Incidents Seven Times More Common in Post-Election Week

The alarming spike in hate incidents mostly occurred in K-12 schools, and the most were anti-immigrant.