CAIR-Chicago Civil Rights Coordinator Christina Abraham and AAAN Family Empowerment Program Director Ahlam Jbarra conducted a workshop regarding the lengthy delays in obtaining citizenship that many Muslims are facing.
Attorneys for the Citizenship Delay Project met with 14 clients to inform the clients of the progress that has been made on the project and the next steps that are soon to come.
2/19/06 – CAIR-Chicago Civil Rights Coordinator Christina Abraham conducted a workshop regarding the lengthy delays in obtaining citizenship that many Muslims are facing.
Since beginning its Citizenship Delay Project with the Arab American Action Network (AAAN), CAIR-Chicago has received word that four of the delayed cases have cleared and these applicants have been granted citizenship status.
CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Yaser Tabbara and Civil Rights Coordinator Christina Abraham conducted an information session on the Citizenship Delay Project that CAIR-Chicago and AAAN have been working on to address the issue of lengthy delays being experienced by many in the Muslim community.
At a meeting with several community-based organizations last week, including CAIR-Chicago, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky’s Office offered to file a Congressional Inquiry regarding the citizenship delays of immigrants who appear to be mainly from the Middle Eastern, Eastern European Jewish, and Korean communities.
CAIR-Chicago Civil Rights Coordinator Christina Abraham attended a meeting with several community based organizations and local representatives’ offices regarding the growing problem of citizenship delays among immigrants.
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