Washington, D.C. | www.adc.org | April 19, 2017 – The law offices of Law Office of R. Andrew Free, and the office of Siskind Susser, P.C. filed a lawsuit on behalf of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) against the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). ADC is attempting to obtain additional […]

Breaking: ADC Files Lawsuit Regarding Global Entry Revocations


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Dear Friend, Last night, the United States Senate voted unanimously to pass Senate Resolution 118 denouncing hate crimes against Muslims, Jews, and other minorities, affirming that we are a country that stands united in condemning hate. The drafting, introduction, and passage of this resolution is the result of a joint […]

Senate Unanimously Votes to Denounce Hate Crimes



“OUR MISSION IS TO: USE POLITICAL POWER TO ACHIEVE EQUAL RIGHTS & EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR ARAB AND MUSLIM AMERICANS” (Judge Wm. Haddad (Ret), Chairman)   AMVOTE is the FIRST Arab-American Political Action Committee (PAC) in the history of Illinois. Since our certification in October of 2015, we have become a political force […]

AMVOTE – A POLITICAL FORCE FOR A COMMUNITY IN CRISIS


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In a lawsuit, the state of Hawaii says the policy discriminates against Muslims and hurts the state’s economy, while the government says it falls within the president’s power to protect national security. Watson’s order Wednesday blocks Trump’s travel ban until the state lawsuit works its way through the courts. Watson’s […]

Hawaii judge extends halt on Trump travel ban


Americans of different faiths, races, and ethnic backgrounds, such as Sikhs, Muslims, Arabs, Jews, and Latinos continue to be targeted in the recent surge in hate crimes. Videos have been surfacing on social media platforms of people being verbally abused on the subway or graveyards being desecrated or mosques being […]

Congressmen Introduce “NO HATE Act” to Combat Violence Towards Arab, ...



A federal judge in Hawaii blocked President Donald Trump’s new travel ban on Wednesday afternoon, hours before the ban was set to go into effect. The practical effect of the ruling — which applies nationwide — means that travelers from six Muslim-majority countries and refugees will be able to travel […]

Federal judge blocks new travel ban; Trump calls it ‘judicial ...


International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of women who have ushered us into a globalized, technologically advanced, and healthy world. Arab American women in particular deserve our respect and attention today for the massive milestones they’ve reached and better community they’ve built for all. However, this […]

Honoring 30 Influential Arab American Women for International Women’s Day


(Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart visited the Prayer Center of Orland Park Feb. 24, 2017, to promote his discrimination hotline and answer questions from mosque-goers concerned about their place in Trump’s America.) Hate crimes in Chicago hit a five-year high in 2016 and this year are out pacing last year’s […]

Hate crimes in Chicago rose 20 percent in 2016, marking ...



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After much pressure, President Donald Trump finally conceded this week that the rise in anti-Semitism around the country “has to stop.” But some American Muslims are wondering ― does the president have our back, too? Since Trump entered the White House, mosques have been vandalized and even set on fire, […]

Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes Are Spiking In The U.S. Donald Trump ...