Yasmine Taeb, FCNL Lobbyist for Human Rights and Civil Liberties, spoke alongside Representatives Jan Schakowsky (IL) and Mark Takano (CA) at a panel at the Progressive Congress Summit on Sunday, February 5th.
On January 27, President Trump signed an executive order suspending the refugee resettlement program and effectively banning Muslims from seven countries from entering the U.S. Urge your members of Congress to support and vote for legislation to overturn this order.
Dozens of Republican members of Congress are speaking out against President Trumps executive order on refugees. These members need encouragement to call on the president to rescind the executive order entirely.
On January 22, FCNL lobbyist for Human Rights and Civil Liberties Yasmine Taeb participated in a panel hosted by the National Iranian American Council and Iranian Alliances Across Borders on the rise of hate in the United States. She emphasized the need for constituents to put continuous pressure on members of Congress, use creative means to make their voices heard, and continue to fight against discriminatory policies.
FCNL lobbyist for Human Rights and Civil Liberties Yasmine Taeb spoke with Sputnik International about a rally she organized in response to President Trump’s executive orders on immigration and refugee resettlement. She stressed that this rally, which drew hundreds of attendees, was only the first of many that she and other advocates intend to organize in response to the Trump administration’s actions on immigration, refugee resettlement, and other issues.
FCNL is deeply disheartened by the executive orders signed today by
President Trump. The directions promise to adversely affect U.S.
communities and offer no concrete solutions for reforming our