Just the Facts: COVID-19 News You Need To Know (4/16)

April 16, 2020 By Robert S. McCaw, CAIR Director of Government Affairs Department Every day, CAIR scours the internet for you to find, share and highlight the day’s most important COVID-19 headlines: Religion: Aqeeqah: Iowa Muslims find ways to keep birth rite tradition despite COVID-19 concerns White House: Trump’s backs down on coronavirus executive powers […]

Just the Facts: COVID-19 News You Need To Know (4/15)

April 15, 2020 By Robert S. McCaw, CAIR Director of Government Affairs Department Every day, CAIR scours the internet for you to find, share and highlight the day’s most important COVID-19 headlines: Religion: Muslims in New York struggle to hold traditional burials Islamophobia Watch: The Intercept: “The Coronavirus Is Empowering Islamophobes — but Exposing the […]

Just the Facts: COVID-19 News You Need To Know

April 14, 2020 By Robert S. McCaw, CAIR Director of Government Affairs Department Every day, CAIR scours the internet for you to find, share and highlight the day’s most important COVID-19 headlines: White House: Trump says ‘I don’t know’ to why he re-tweeted ‘#FireFauci’ Market: IMF slashes growth forecasts, ‘very likely’ world will experience worst […]

Just the Facts: COVID-19 News You Need To Know

April 13, 2020 By Robert S. McCaw, CAIR Director of Government Affairs Department Every day, CAIR scours the internet for you to find, share and highlight the day’s most important COVID-19 headlines: Ramadan: How Muslims Will Celebrate Ramadan Under Quarantine? The rise of the Zoom iftar. Islamophobia: Coronavirus anti-Muslim propaganda is seeping into online discourse […]

Just the Facts: COVID-19 News You Need To Know

April 9, 2020 By Robert S. McCaw, CAIR Director of Government Affairs Department Every day, CAIR scours the internet for you to find, share and highlight the day’s most important COVID-19 headlines: Religion: As attendance at houses of worship continues to decline because of the coronavirus outbreak participation in online services and programs grows. Health […]

Just the Facts: COVID-19 News You Need To Know

April 7, 2020 By Robert S. McCaw, CAIR Director of Government Affairs Department Every day, CAIR scours the internet for you to find, share and highlight the day’s most important COVID-19 headlines: Religion: Coronavirus is changing how American Muslims hold funerals Threat of Racial Profiling: What wearing a homemade mask can mean for people of […]

Helpful Tips If You Lose Your Job Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

By Robert S. McCaw, CAIR Director of Government Affairs Department A third of all Americans either have or expect to lose their jobs or be furloughed due to the Coronavirus epidemic. If you are one of those people whose employment has been negatively impacted by the Coronavirus, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has prepared […]

Has the Coronavirus Postponed Your State’s Primary Election?

In light of the nationwide Coronavirus outbreak, many states have postponed their primary elections or are transitioning to a vote-by-mail alternative. Since last week, several more states have changed their election deadlines. CAIR is encouraging all Americans, including Muslims, to responsibly practice social distancing and participate in state primary elections by taking advantage of – where […]

What’s the Status of COVID-19 in Your State?

Every day, the impact of COVID-19 changes across our country. So, too, do government responses to the pandemic. While some state and local governments have suspended school, closed businesses, and ordered their residents to shelter-in-place, others have refrained from doing so. What’s the status and impact of COVID-19 in your state? Are infection rates increasing […]