For over two decades, CIOGC has served as the unifying force that brings together over 400,000 Muslim Americans in the greater Chicago region, and now increasingly all of Illinois.
Throughout the history of the United States, families from different countries around the world have come to the United States to avoid persecution based upon religion or ethnicity. [...]
The intentional separation of children from their parents is not only an immoral act, but it is also a practice that will likely cause irreparable harm to these children. [...]
Call Your Governor Today!
Help Stop the Separation of Families
To member organizations and Imams:
We urge that the message of this tragedy be the focus of Friday Khutbah.
To our individual members:
We are asking you to:
First, contact your congressional representatives (U.S.Senator and House Representative) by telephone, through email or in-person, urging each of them to demand that the Trump Administration stop separating children from their parents.
1. Keep Families Together Act (LINK)
2. Humane Enforcement 4 and Legal Protections for Separated Children Act (LINK)
Third, join the rally in support of children separated from their parents on June 30, 2018:
Location: Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602
Date and Time: June 30, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
Click Here for the event’s Facebook page.
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