Tag: enforcement

What To Do When Encountering Law Enforcement at Airports and Other Ports of Entry into the U.S.

REMEMBER: It is illegal for law enforcement officers to perform any stops, searches, detentions, or removals based solely on your religion, race, national origin, gender, ethnicity, or political beliefs. However, law enforcement officers at the airport and at the border generally have the authority to search all bags and to ask you questions about your citizenship and travel itinerary.
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Local Muslim leaders, law enforcement discuss plans to prevent terrorism

Wednesday to lay out plans to stop terrorist threats at the local level.Muslim leaders, law enforcement discuss terrorism prevention photo

Several local imams of the American Muslim Leadership Council promised to be the eyes and ears of law enforcement within their religious communities.

They said they will be the ones watching and reporting any acts of extremism within local Muslim communities…MORE:  .wftv.

My Take: My hijab is my hoodie

My Take: My hijab is my hoodie Editor’s note: Linda Sarsour is national advocacy director of the National Network for Arab American Communities and director of the Arab American Association of New York. Follow her on Twitter. By Linda Sarsour,…

Iowa Muslim leader: Law enforcement betrayed us

IOWA – The Muslim community in Iowa is frustrated and angry over FBI’s sending informants into mosques to spy on worshippers, seething with a sense of betrayal that has undermined trust between American Muslims and security agencies.  “That was really…