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American ideals are undermined when we discriminate against Muslims, or persons of any faith.

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January 1, 2017

Veterans for American Ideals, a project of Human Rights First, in partnership with the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Center of Baltimore, warmly invites you to participate in a conversation about unity, service, and ending anti-Muslim bigotry.

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Factsheet | December 12, 2016
The Afghan Special Immigrant Visa Program 2009-2016 What is the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa Program? In 2009, Congress passed the Afghan Allies Protection Act of 2009. The act...
Factsheet | August 02, 2016
What is Islamophobia? Islamophobia is an unfounded fear and hostility toward Islam and Muslims that results in discrimination, bias, marginalization, and at times, violence. It describes...