The orders will be the actual implementation of what then-candidate Trump said would be a complete ban on Muslims entering the United States.
Reuters: Trump Expected to Sign Executive Orders on Immigration http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-immigration-exclusive-idUSKBN1582XQ
Muslim Groups are Bracing for Trump to Stop Muslim Immigration
CAIR: Activists Poke Trump to Move Faster on Muslim Crackdown (Politico)
"These [executive orders] will not make our nation safer, rather they will make it more fearful and less welcoming," tweeted CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad in reaction to initial media reports of the orders.
[MEDIA NOTE: CAIR's news conference will be live-streamed on its Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational ]
WHAT: CAIR Holds News Conference in Reaction to Executive Orders on Immigration
WHEN: Wednesday, January 25, 1 p.m.
WHERE: CAIR's Capitol Hill Headquarters, 453 New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20003
CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Washington-based Muslim civil rights group is asking Muslim community members who believe their rights have been violated to contact local police and CAIR's Civil Rights Department at 202-742-6420 or by filing a report at: http://www.cair.com/civil-rights/report-an-incident/view/form.html
CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.
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CONTACT: CAIR Government Affairs Director Robert McCaw, 202-742-6448, email@example.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, firstname.lastname@example.org
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SOURCE Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)