Muslim Advocates Archive

Muslim Advocates Calls Proposed Addition of “Citizenship” Question to 2020 Census “Illegal and Irresponsible”

Washington, DC – Today, Muslim Advocates filed an official comment to the U.S. Department of Commerce opposing the agency’s efforts to add a question about citizenship status to the decennial census in 2020.  The census has not included any questions about citizenship since 1950, and a bipartisan coalition of former census directors, members of Congress,

Muslim Advocates Mourns the Violent and Tragic Police Shooting of Stephon Clark

Washington, DC – Farhana Khera, executive director of Muslim Advocates, released the following statement in response to the recent autopsy report on Stephon Clark, a father of two and an African-American Muslim who was shot repeatedly by police without cause while in his family’s backyard: “An unarmed father of two young children was shot eight

Muslim Advocates: Trump Incapable of Governing a Strong and Diverse Nation

Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Farhana Khera, executive director of Muslims Advocates, in response to President Donald Trump’s continued hostility toward immigrants, people of color, Muslims and many other American communities: “President Trump is clearly incapable of governing a country as diverse and strong as the United States. America is not