AACC submits #PublicCharge comment opposing Trump’s rule

On Monday, December 10, 2018, the Arab American Civic Council submitted a public comment criticizing the Trump administration’s proposed rule on the #PublicCharge policy that would reduce citizenship opportunities for low-income immigrant families. The comment argues that the proposed rule would halt the legitimate use of public benefits by noncitizens, including public benefits that allow families access to food and medical …

Sign this petition: Demand Congress act to repeal the Muslim ban!

In a decision that will forever stain our history and the legacy of the U.S. Supreme Court—alongside cases like Dred Scott, which upheld slavery, and Korematsu, which permitted the incarceration of Japanese-Americans—our nation’s highest court ruled in favor of Trump’s Muslim Ban. In doing so, it gave the green light to an administration that has made xenophobia, racism, and anti-Muslim bigotry its …

Arab Americans in SoCal take part in resistance against Trump’s executive orders

Last Friday evening a Seattle judge instituted a nationwide restraining order against the bigoted executive order to ban travel from 7 Muslim-majority countries, which halted its implementation across the entire U.S.  The White House then promised to appeal the decision, but the appeal was denied, allowing the affected immigrants to continue to travel to the U.S. This victory was won because …