CAIR-MI Urges ‘Robust’ Charges for Shooting Targeting Unarmed African-American Teen

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, 4/13/18) – The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) today called on Oakland County prosecutors to “robustly” charge a man who discharged his firearm on an unarmed African-American teen.   On Thursday, the teenager went to a home in Rochester Hills asking for directions after becoming lost on his way…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CAIR-MI Welcomes Federal Judge’s Decision to Block Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban 3.0’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CAIR-MI Welcomes Federal Judge’s Decision to Block Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban 3.0’ Muslim civil rights group calls on Trump administration to withdraw proposed rules (FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, 10/17/17) – The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI), today welcomed a decision by a federal judge in Hawaii to block the Trump administration from…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CAIR-MI Supports Censuring of Hamtramck City Council Member for Anti-Immigrant Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CAIR-MI Supports Censuring of Hamtramck City Council Member for Anti-Immigrant Comments   (FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, 9/26/2017) — The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) today expressed support for the censure of a city council member in Hamtramck, Mich., for recent anti-immigrant comments.    Early this month, Hamtramck Councilman Ian Perrotta blamed…

CAIR-MI Asks Feds to Probe Hate Crimes Against African-American Family

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, 7/27/2017) – The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) today called on federal law enforcement authorities to investigate a series of hate crimes against an African-American family in the Flint area.   An African American family in the Flint suburb of Burton recently had their home firebombed in the latest…