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CAIR-Florida, Jewish Voice For Peace, Religious and Civil Rights Organizations Are Holding Emergency Rally in Support of Muslims, Immigrants, and all Those Targeted by the Trump Administration

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(Miami, FL, 01/26/2016) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations - Florida (CAIR-Florida), the state's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, will participate in a Rally for All Those Targeted by the Trump Administration. CAIR-Florida, Jewish Voice for Peace, ACLU and various religious and civil rights organizations. Multiple news outlets are reporting that President Trump is about to sign an executive order restricting entry to the U.S. from majority Muslim countries.  
This executive order is part of a nightmare series of policies designed to target, profile, surveil and ban people due to their religion, race, national origin, or legal status.
 
WHAT: Emergency Rally to Oppose Executive Orders on Muslim Immigration hosted by Racial Justice, Immigrant Rights, Student, Cultural, Jewish, and Labor Groups.
 
WHEN: Today, Thursday, January 26, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM
 
WHERE: Torch of Friendship in downtown Miami, Bayfront Park, Biscayne Blvd, and NE 4th Street
 
Representatives from co-sponsoring groups will initiate the rally with a Press Conference beginning at 5:00 PM.
 
CO-SPONSORS:
ACLU Florida, Aguapaneleando, CAIR-Florida, Dream Defenders, Florida Immigrant Coalition (FLIC), Florida Student Power Network, Jewish Voice for Peace-South Florida, Network Against Islamophobia, Participatory Action Research Center (PARCEO), People's Progressive Caucus of Miami Dade, SEIU Florida, United We Dream
 
CAIR-Florida is the state's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties of all people, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
 
La misión de CAIR-Florida es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.
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CONTACT:
 
CAIR-Florida Communications Director, Wilfredo A. Ruiz, Esq., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.305.502.6749
Jewish Voice for Peace point of contact: Ms. Donna Nevel, 917-570-4371