Trump | CIOGC

CIOGC condemns Illinois GOP “Jihad Squad” Facebook post

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) condemns a meme published on The Illinois Republican County Chairman’s Association’s Facebook page which characterizes Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib as the “Jihad Squad.” These women of color are giving voice to those who are not heard in the halls of [...]

By |2019-07-24T15:38:22-05:00July 23rd, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements|Comments Off on CIOGC condemns Illinois GOP “Jihad Squad” Facebook post

7/6/17 – Understanding the Supreme Court’s Action on President Trump’s Refugee and Muslim Ban 2.0

Courtesy of the National Immigration Law Center  On June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the Trump administration’s request that the Court hear oral arguments in two cases springing from the administration’s March 6, 2017, executive order titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” (also known as Refugee and Muslim [...]

By |2017-07-06T19:37:59-05:00July 6th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

6/26/17 – CIOGC opposes travel ban despite Supreme Court decision

CIOGC finds the decision of United States Supreme Court to rescind portions of the injunction imposed on the Trump travel ban disappointing and disturbing.  The United States government already conducts extensive vetting of immigrants and refugees, a process which oftentimes extend into years. To add another four months of screening is not justified nor advances [...]

By |2017-06-26T23:33:21-05:00June 26th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

3/17/17 – CIOGC welcomes holds on discriminatory, revised Trump travel ban

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) welcomes the holds placed on President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban by federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland. CIOGC maintains its position that the ban is discriminatory against Muslims and supports numerous civil rights organizations’ assessment that the ban is unconstitutional. “We thank the federal judges [...]

By |2017-03-17T14:54:48-05:00March 17th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

3/1/17 – Communities unite to #FightFearBuildPower at IMAN Refugee Remix Rally

Over one hundred people joined the Inner-City Muslim Action Network's (IMAN) #FightFearBuildPower: Refugee Remix Rally on February 25 in Chicago to unite against President Trump's executive orders to ban Muslims from seven countries and deport undocumented immigrants. The event, which was held on the corner of Wabash Ave and Upper Wacker Drive, featured voices of [...]

By |2017-03-01T17:26:03-05:00March 1st, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

2/8/17 – Huffington Post: A Response To Trump’s Executive Order On Immigration From Chicago’s Muslim Community

Originally published by the Huffington Post By Naeem Vahora and Jamie Merchant It is safe to say that the Trump era in American politics is off to an appropriately dark beginning. On the afternoon of January 27th, the President signed an Executive Order immediately barring all entry into the U.S. for refugees for 120 days, [...]

By |2017-02-08T18:26:24-05:00February 8th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

2/2/17 – Chicago Muslims organize to challenge the #MuslimBan this weekend

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC), a coalition of over 60 Islamic institutions across Chicagoland, is hosting two events this Friday, February 3 and Sunday, February 5 to address the Trump administration's recent executive order banning Muslims and refugees from seven countries. Tomorrow, CIOGC and member organizations are participating in a nationwide [...]

By |2017-02-02T17:48:30-05:00February 2nd, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

1/25/17 – MWA’s Women’s March on Washington

By Tabassum Haleem, CIOGC Executive Director On an unseasonably warm afternoon, fifty four men and women rushed out of Islamic Foundation in Villa Park, IL after Maghrib (sunset) prayers and climbed into the waiting Rally bus. Destination: Washington DC for the history making Women’s March that shattered attendance records nationally and internationally. CIOGC member, the [...]

By |2017-01-25T23:00:15-05:00January 25th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

1/20/17 – ABC News: Protesters Across US Decry Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Stance

By Ben Nuckols, Associated Press Protesters gathered Saturday to support immigrant rights at rallies around the U.S., denouncing President-elect Donald Trump for his anti-immigrant rhetoric and his pledges to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border and to crack down on Muslims entering the country. "We are not going to allow Donald Trump to bury [...]

By |2017-01-20T22:32:09-05:00January 20th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

1/17/17 – New York Times: Protesters denounce Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric, plans at rallies around U.S.

By New York Times Protesters gathered Saturday to support immigrant rights at rallies around the U.S., denouncing President-elect Donald Trump for his anti-immigrant rhetoric and his pledges to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border and to crack down on Muslims entering the country. "We are not going to allow Donald Trump to bury the [...]

By |2017-01-17T22:41:31-05:00January 17th, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments

SUBSCRIBE NOW!