Houston Coalition Aims to Naturalize More Immigrants
 

Houston Coalition Aims to Naturalize More Immigrants

New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Apr 24, 2014

The challenge, say naturalization advocates, is to encourage immigrants to apply for citizenship even as the application form doubles in length.

 

Local Muslims, Scholars Weigh In On Shaking Hands with the Opposite Sex

 

Arab American News, News Feature, Staff, Posted: Apr 23, 2014

Many Muslim women who wear the hijab will tell you they have experienced that awkward moment when it comes to shaking hand.

Judge Rips State Dept’s handling of Blackwater Shootings in Iraq

 

Final Call, News Report, Posted: Apr 22, 2014

A U.S. federal judge has rebuked the State Department for delaying the prosecution of U.S. security contractors charged with shooting unarmed Iraqi civilians in 2007.

 

Young Muslims Choosing to Wear the Hijab Despite Rising Tide of Islamophobia

 

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Apr 21, 2014

A new generation of Muslims is choosing to show their faith publicly, despite the personal challenges this brings.

 

Is Obama Really the 'Deporter-in-Chief?' Depends on Whom You Ask

 

PRI's The World, News Report, Angilee Shah, Posted: Apr 16, 2014

Although the increase in deportations is largely due to laws passed in 1996, Obama could use his executive authority to curb deportations.

 

Naturalize Now - Citizenship Application to Double in Length

 

New America Media, Video, Text: Elena Shore / Video: Jonah Most, Posted: Mar 28, 2014

In May, the citizenship application becomes twice as long, going from 10 to 21 pages. Advocates are encouraging immigrants to apply now.

 

People On the ‘No Fly List’ Have a Right to Due Process

 

Arab American News, Op-ed, AAN Editorial Staff, Posted: Mar 26, 2014

As vacation season nears, many in the Arab community are looking to travel. But some may not be allowed to board a plane at all.

 

Iraqi Gets a New Life, and Gender Identity, in America

 

PRI's The World, News Report, Monica Campbell, Posted: Mar 10, 2014

Salma is intersex, from Iraq, and worked with the U.S. military as an interpreter. She fled violence in Iraq and now lives in San Francisco.

Israeli Bill Separating Muslim and Christian Arabs Draws Criticism

 

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Mar 04, 2014

A new Israeli law giving Muslim and Christian Arab citizens separate representation on a national employment commission drew fierce criticism from the Palestinians on Tuesday, Feb. 25.

 

Outgrowing Schools: Journeys In Islamic Homeschooling

 

The Muslim Link , News Feature, Hena Zuberi , Posted: Mar 04, 2014

On Monday afternoons, the halls of Dar al Taqwa Islamic Center are filled with voices of excited children.

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