The US Census Bureau announced last month that it will be testing the MENA category for inclusion in the 2020 Census. This is a vitally important to correct the problematic under count of our community. Please join our campaign to support the MENA category's inclusion on the 2020 Census.
A new poll from Zogby Research Services, "Today's Middle East: Pressures & Challenges" surveyed 8 Middle East and North African countries on the emergence of ISIS, the role of the Muslim Brotherhood, the growth of sectarianism, the future of Syria and Iraq, Iran's nuclear program, and more.
New 2014 polling shows a continuing shift away from the Republican Party, lack of confidence in either Party to address the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, and confidence in a better future despite high rates of discrimination.Download the latest poll here.
AAI joins the growing calls for Congress to debate and vote on authorizing or rejecting the use of force against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Tell your members of Congress and the White House to reconvene to debate and vote.
Countdown is AAI’s weekly take on what’s happening and what’s being said by candidates, officials, and pundits—here in DC and around the country.
Wednesday December 17, 2014
Reports began leaking hours ago that the U.S. has decided to veto the Palestinian resolution. The prospective U.S. veto is nothing but an old tactic repeated ad nauseam. Read More »
Thursday December 11, 2014
On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee convened a group of law makers and policy advocates to discuss the current state of civil and human rights in this country. Led by Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL), the hearing focused on the need to reform several aspects of the United States’ criminal justice system and law enforcement agency practices that target and negatively impact minority populations. Read More »
Tuesday December 09, 2014
By Kristyn Acho
Fall Intern, 2014
Monday December 08, 2014
Today, Attorney General Eric Holder and the White House unveiled much anticipated revisions to 2003 Department of Justice Guidance on the Use of Race by Federal Law Enforcement Agencies (“Guidance”). Read More »