New AAI Poll: Arab American Voters 2014

New AAI Poll: Arab American Voters 2014

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.

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Tell Congress #NoWaiverForIsrael

Tell Congress #NoWaiverForIsrael

Both chambers of Congress have passed bills titled "The United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014." Join us in pressing for stronger language barring Israel from the Visa Waiver Program.

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Take Action: Tell Congress and the White House to Debate and Vote on ISIS

Take Action: Tell Congress and the White House to Debate and Vote on ISIS

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.

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Immigration Reform is Not Just for Latinos: Big Impact for Immigrants from MENA

Wednesday November 26, 2014

Immigration Reform is Not Just for Latinos: Big Impact for Immigrants from MENA

Since announcing his executive order on immigration, President Obama has held two events to to clarify the extent and scope of his most recent executive order. The events, one in Las Vegas and the other in the President’s hometown of Chicago, were a chance for the President to engage directly with multi-ethnic communities on the prospective reforms. Although referring to his action as just “one small step on immigration,” his statements acknowledging the diversity of immigrant populations indicate that his executive action last week will have a huge impact on both documented and undocumented populations arriving from countries around the world. Read More »

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America’s Orwellian Conundrum

Wednesday November 26, 2014

America’s Orwellian Conundrum

By Eddie Bejarano
Fall Intern, 2014

“Fomenting fear stifles serious debate and constructive solutions … this nation deserves more than that,” stated Senator Patrick J. Leahy (D-VT) after the USA FREEDOM Act was voted down 58 to 42 in the Senate on November 18, 2014. Read More »

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New AAI Poll Reveals Arab American Identity Trends and Political Concerns

Tuesday November 25, 2014

New AAI Poll Reveals Arab American Identity Trends and Political Concerns

By Kristyn Acho
Fall Intern, 2014

This morning, Dr. Jim Zogby, President of the Arab American Institute, released a new Zogby Analytics poll, Arab American Voters 2014: Their Identity and Political Concerns. Read More »

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AAI Joins the Mossawa Center Campaign Against Israeli Police Brutality

Tuesday November 25, 2014

AAI Joins the Mossawa Center Campaign Against Israeli Police Brutality

The Mossawa Center has launched a campaign demanding an end to Israeli police brutality focused on the latest Arab-Israeli casualty, Khayr al-Din Hamdan. Read More »

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