A new study suggests that middle-schoolers in more racially diverse schools feel safer and less alone. A stroll through the hallways of West Hertel Academy, a public elementary and middle school serving Buffalo’s west side, can feel like a quick walk around the world. The flags of Burma, Somalia, and […]

Why a good racial mix may also create a sense ...


Prominent Trial Lawyer, Engineer, FBI Advisor, and CIA Partner OMAR A. SIDDIQUI Launches 2018 Campaign for U.S. Congress Representing California’s 48th District. High-profile trial attorney, engineer, advisor and consultant to the FBI on issues of national security and counter-terrorism, and advisor and community partner with the CIA, Omar A. Siddiqui […]

Muslim American enters California’s 48th Congressional district race


Six in 10 American voters support the new ban on people from six predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States unless they can show they have a close relative here, according to opinion poll results released on Wednesday. The Politico-Morning Consult poll found 37 percent of voters said they […]

Most American voters support limited travel ban: poll



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July 1, 2017 On June 30, 2017 the following message was put out on social media apparently from Sharon Brannigan – Current Palos Township Trustee and small business owner. “What’s Palos doing? Why are all our schools filling with Middle East students without proper documentation? What is Dan Lipinski 3rd district […]

AMVOTE Takes a Stance Against Palos Trustee Sharon Brannigan for ...


Hate crimes and violence against Muslims are on the rise in the United States and Europe. Statistics from researchers at California State University revealed that since the start of 2015, hate crimes against American Muslims spiked by 78 percent — the highest rates since the aftermath of 9/11. Police in […]

True religious freedom: Christians protecting and embracing Muslims


Expect more of the chaos that travelers experienced at O’Hare International Airport earlier this year, when President Donald Trump’s first travel ban was rolled out. That’s the message from lawyers and activists opposed to the ban, following Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing a limited version of Trump’s ban on […]

Activists predict more chaos in wake of high court’s travel ...



AMVOTE’S JUDGE HADDAD (RET) VIEWS THE SUPREME COURT’S RULING ON THE MUSLIM TRAVEL BAN Today, the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear the case involving the Travel (“Muslim”) Ban issued by the President. Also, it granted a temporary “stay” of the ban issued by the lower courts, but only […]

Supreme Court Allows Partial Implementation of Trump Travel Ban