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On Monday, July 6, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued a cruel modification to the rules affecting people in the U.S. on student visas. Because many colleges and universities have not finalized plans for the rest of the year, it is difficult to estimate how many students may be impacted. Below is general information about the student ban.
(Minneapolis, 6/23/20) – CAIR-Minnesota Calls on GOP Leaders to Repudiate Lawmaker’s Anti-Muslim Comments
The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Minnesota) called on the state's Republican Party leaders to repudiate a GOP lawmaker who falsely claimed that Antifa and Muslim organizations plan to “police Minneapolis under Muslim rule.”
On Friday CAIR-Minnesota and Civil Rights Coalition Demand Real Change
(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 6/9/20) – The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Minnesota) today called for the firing of Minneapolis Police Officer David Peña, who shared white supremacist threats against the predominately Muslim neighborhood of Cedar Riverside.
(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 5/30/20) - - The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Minnesota) today called on state officials to respond to unrest on the streets by taking immediate steps to secure justice for George Floyd, beginning with the arrest of all officers involved in his murder.
In a statement, CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein said:
“We are all in pain as we watch our cities burn. However, our leaders still refuse to acknowledge that this unrest is occurring because of their failure to immediately arrest and charge all four officers involved in the murder of George Floyd.
"Where there is no justice, there will be no peace. We need the governor to empower the state attorney general to bring charges against the remaining three officers, who should be held without bail pending trial.
"Justice delayed is justice denied. White supremacists, anarchists and other bad actors are the only ones benefiting from the chaos resulting from delayed justice."
Yesterday, CAIR-Minnesota called for the arrest of all Minneapolis police officers involved in the killing of George Floyd.