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KARAMAH Responds to New Executive Order on Refugees and Immigrants

KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights is deeply concerned with yesterdays revised Executive Order Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States. This revised ban claims to recognize several of the constitutional errors of the original ban by excepting green card holders and current visa holders. However, it continues to infringe […]

KARAMAH Participates in “Pathways to Practice” at UDC Law

On Wednesday February 1, 2017 Staff Attorney Julia Bizer spoke on a panel at University of District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law. Part of the Pathways to Practice series, this panel entitled Trends in Family and Juvenile Law, was meant to give law students perspectives on the myriad of legal careers that […]

KARAMAH Participates in Immigration Teach-Ins at GW Law and UDC Law

KARAMAH Director of Civil Rights and Policy, Qasim Rashid, spoke at The George Washington University on Thursday, February 2nd at a panel entitled Rights in 2017: Immigrants, Individuals, and the Law. Professor Alberto Benitez, the director of the GW immigration law clinic, and Chris Carr, a third-year law student in the clinic spoke primarily on […]

KARAMAH Delivers Keynote at St. Andrews World of Women Summit

On Saturday February 4, KARAMAH’s executive director delivered the keynote address at St. Andrews Foreign Affairs Society’s World of Women Summit. During her presentation, Ms. Rahman addressed KARAMAH’s approach – research and jurisprudence based education. Part of KARAMAH’s research is the legacy of Muslim women’s leadership. Ms. Rahman spoke of Lady Zainab and how her […]

KARAMAH Responds to Executive Orders

On the day after the President signed executive order 37496, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” KARAMAH joined over 100 Muslim lawyers in New York at the National Association of Muslim Lawyers (“NAML”) Legal Strategy Retreat. During this retreat, Muslim lawyers from all over the country convened to discuss evolving […]