CA Senate proclaims April 2019 Arab American Heritage Month

The Arab American Civic Council applauds the California State Senate for adopting Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 22 on Thursday, March 21, 2019, authored by State Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) with unanimous support. SCR 22 commemorates the month of April 2019 as “Arab American Heritage Month” in California and recognizes the important contributions of Arab Americans to our state. During …

Congress introduces bill to block Trump’s Muslim Ban

The Arab American Civic Council applauds Representative Judy Chu (CA-27) and Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) for introducing companion bills in the House and Senate to block the implementation of President Trump’s executive order blocking travel from five majority Muslim countries. The bills, H.R. 810 and S. 246, would prohibit the use of any funds or fees to implement Executive Order …