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American Muslim

Urgent Message
All Muslims and Arabs

Recently a Livermore lab engineer had been questioned by the Homeland Security Department, arrested on the spot, and taken to Arizona for further questioning without even being able to say goodbye to his family. The gentleman saw no harm in cooperating with the federal agents as he felt he had nothing to hide. He has a green card and has been working at the lab for sixteen years. The initial report was that this was a case of mistaken identity. This can happen to any one of us. Please be advised of the following:

Know your rights. To learn more about your rights visit the National Lawyers Guild page at http://www.nlg.org/sf/rights.html or call (415) 285-1041.
Don’t talk to the FBI, Homeland Security Dept, or any other govt. official without an attorney present.
Carry the names and telephone numbers of reputable immigration and civil rights attorneys.
Please keep contact numbers for the ACLU with you at all times. The Northern California ACLU can be reached at (415) 621-2493. To find the number for another ACLU regional office please visit
Please keep contact numbers for the National Lawyers’ Guild with you at all times. The Northern California NLG can be reached at (415) 285-1041. To find the number for another NLG regional office please visit www.nlg.org

For further assistance please call Samina Faheem (650) 387-1994.

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