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Muslim Immigrants

The Silent Reason You're Not Hearing More From American Muslims

Saqib Rahim | Posted 11.29.2014 | Religion
Saqib Rahim

Muslims, like many other groups that have come to America, are in their immigrant infancy. They have yet to grow the deep roots -- in politics, in the media, in neighborhoods -- that would demystify them to the wider American culture.

Muslims Need Not Apply

Jennie Pasquarella | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics
Jennie Pasquarella

The "Controlled Application Review and Resolution Program" (CARRP) uses faulty watch lists and overbroad criteria to identify so-called "national security concerns" -- thus, snaring far too many in its net.

We're Ready For Immigration Reform: A Novelist's Perspective

Marina Budhos | Posted 04.06.2013 | Politics
Marina Budhos

For several years, I have been talking about illegal immigrants, all over the country. Every time I finish my talk, I wait for a blast of hostility. It never comes.

Muslim Parents Wrestle With Passing On Islamic Values

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 09.25.2012 | Religion

BOSTON (RNS) At 3:30 a.m. on a Sunday morning, nine Muslim parents anxiously watched the clock at an International House of Pancakes restaurant. The 2...

Muslim Immigrants At Home Key To U.S. Image Abroad

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 08.17.2012 | Religion

(RNS) After four years of living in the U.S., Mohamed Jedeh is anxious to return to his native Libya. It irks him that his local mosque in Union Ci...

Controversial Law Would Make Muslim Women Remove Veils

AP | By ROD McGUIRK | Posted 09.09.2011 | World

CANBERRA, Australia -- Muslim women would have to remove veils and show their faces to police on request or risk a prison sentence under proposed new ...

Islamophobia Peaks in Europe

Claire Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Claire Gordon

Right-wing populist parties have emerged in every Western European country, united in their fight against the "Islamicization of Europe."

Islamic Garb in America : Fear and Joy for You, and Juan Williams Too

Terry Kelhawk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Terry Kelhawk

Has anyone ever said to a Muslim, "Welcome to America ?" Try replacing fear with friendship. Ask questions and show true respect. Then you can explain American values, how we got them, and why we want to keep America free.

Swedish Sex Ed Angers Muslim Immigrants

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Proper condom use, sex positions and same-sex relationships are all part of the curriculum for 14-year-old students in Swedish high schools....