Second Circuit Revives Muslims' 'No-Fly' Suit, Finding Federal Agents Individually Liable

MAY 2018


He Didn’t Like ‘Homeland.’ Now He’s Advising It

MAR 2017


Sudanese Refugees After the Ban

MAR 2017


Many Muslim Travelers Are Anxious After Latest Travel Restrictions

SEPT 2017


Worried About Being Detained After a Flight? Maybe This App Will Help

MAY 2017


Groups seek probe of U.S. passport confiscations in Yemen

JAN 2017


A Year After NYC’s Biggest “Gang Raids,” Families Say It’s Just Stop And Frisk By Another Name

APRIL 2017


Judge Greenlights settlement in NYPD Muslim-surveillance Suit

MAR 2017


Bodega Strike Raises Over $8,000 For CUNY Program That Advocates For Muslims

FEB 2017


In New York, is it time for a change in Muslim surveillance laws?

NOV 2016


Calls to Treat Terror Suspects as “Enemy Combatants” Push U.S. Toward Totalitarianism

SEPT 2016


The Newlyweds Kept Apart by Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban

MAY 2016


See Maps Showing Where FBI Planes Are Watching From Above

APRIL 2016


For law enforcement, there is no single profile of a self-radicalized jihadist

MAR 2016


American, Muslim, and under constant watch: the emotional toll of surveillance

MAR 2016


Terrorist Watchlist Errors Spread to Criminal Rap Sheets

MAR 2016


Rights Groups Seek Inquiry of Revoked Passports at U.S. Embassy in Yemen

JAN 2016


The FBI Allegedly Used the No-Fly List to Coerce Muslims to be Informants

APRIL 2014


Lawsuit Alleges FBI is Using No Fly List to Force Muslims to Become Informants

APRIL 2014


The Convert

AUG 2012


Deploying Informants, the FBI Stings Muslims

JUNE 2012


His Visa Was Stamped, His Papers In Order. Then He Was Targeted By A Secretive CBP Task Force

MAY 2019




“Pressured to Spy on NYC Mosques for Two Years, an Immigrant FBI Informant Seeks a Way Out”, Gothamist, 08/22/2019 VIEW

“Somali man wins fight to join wife, kids”,, 07/16/2019 VIEW

"Advocates gather to support Somali man detained in NJ ICE facility for 18 months",, 6/11/2019 VIEW

"Somali immigrant detained in NJ fights to stay with family in US",, 6/10/2019 VIEW

“American Muslims In Public Life Say They Face Outsize Scrutiny”, NPR, 05/15/2019, VIEW

“Forever prisoners: were a father and son wrongly ensnared by America’s war on terror?”, The Guardian, 12/13/2018 VIEW

“Second Circuit Airs Split Decision to Deny Muslim Plaintiffs' 'No Fly' Suit En Banc Review”, New York Law Journal, 02/14/2019 VIEW

“U.S. court allows 'No-Fly List' lawsuits, dissenters warn of danger”, Reuters, 02/14/19 VIEW

“Undocumented Immigrants Face a Choice: Become an Informant for ICE or Be Deported”, The Intercept, 9/24/2018 VIEW

“Report Criticizes NYPD Collaboration with Israel”, Documented NY, 9/12/2018 VIEW

“Jail Juvenile Offenders Until Middle Age', Trump Health Secretary Argued in 1991 Memo”, The Guardian, 9/10/2018 VIEW

“Jack Ryan Is About Fighting Terrorism--But Can It Battle Stereotypes?”, CBS, 8/26/2018 VIEW

“Hidden Loopholes Allow FBI Agents to Infiltrate Political and Religious Groups”, The Intercept, 1/31/2017 VIEW

“Many Muslim Travelers Are Anxious After Latest Travel Restrictions”, NPR, 9/28/2017 VIEW

“Banned Together: SCOTUS Edition”, See Something Say Something, 7/6/2018 VIEW

“NYPD Continues to Focus Surveillance on Muslims”, Documented NY, 7/19/2018 VIEW

“NYPD Surveillance of Muslim Communities Decreased: Report”, The Crime Report, 6/8/2018 VIEW

“Report Says NYPD Muslim Surveillance Has Decreased”, WNYC, 6/11/2018 VIEW

“Report Shows Decline in NYPD Investigations of Protected Activities with Civil Monitor in Place”, New York Law Journal, 6/8/2018 VIEW

“2nd Circ. Revives Immigrants' Suit Over No-Fly List Placement”, Law360, 5/2/2018 VIEW

“Court: Muslims banned from flying after refusing FBI, can sue”, Newsday, 5/2/2018 VIEW

“Second Circuit Revives Muslims' 'No-Fly' Suit, Finding Federal Agents Individually Liable”, New York Law Journal, 5/2/2018 VIEW

“No-Fly List Abuse Could Cost FBI Agents”, Courthouse News Service, 3/2/2017 VIEW

“After the New York attack: Extreme vetting or racial profiling?”, France24, 11/1/2017 VIEW

“Terrorism': A word we need to retire”, New York Daily News, 11/8/2017 VIEW

“After Terror Attack, Uzbek Community Faces Unwanted Attention Again”, New York Times, 11/6/2017 VIEW

“From War-torn Lebanon to Homeland - Ramzi's Extraordinary Journey”, Mvslim, 10/1/2017 VIEW

“People Have Always Feared I'll Become a Radcial”, Slate, 9/21/2017 VIEW

“Muslim New Yorkers Now Have Someone Watching the Cops Who Watch Them”, WNYC, 7/12/2017 VIEW

“Ciccolo Attorneys Seek Access to Witnesses' Identities”, Berkshires, 7/11/2017 VIEW

“Standing Rock Documents Expose Inner Workings of "Surveillance Industrial Complex", The Intercept, 6/3/2017 VIEW

“A Rare Look at How Terrorism Cases Are Made”, The Village Voice, 5/23/2017 VIEW

“The Newlyweds Kept Apart by Donald Trump's Muslim Ban”, The Daily Beast, 5/12/2017 VIEW

“Gang Raids": Stop and Frisk By Another Name”, The Village Voice, 4/28/2017 VIEW

“Moving Target: Is 'Homeland' Still Racist?”, LA Review of Books, 3/31/17 VIEW

“How a Muslim lawyer and critic of Showtime's 'Homeland' became a consultant for the show”, Public Radio International, 3/24/17 VIEW

“He Didn't Like 'Homeland.' Now He's Advising It”, The New York Times, 3/12/17 VIEW

“Historic settlement on NYPD spying”, PSC Clarion, April 2017 VIEW

“No Backspace: NY's Rules for Policing Political Activity Still Need Tightening”, City Limits, 3/17/17 VIEW

“NYPD Defends its New Independent Monitor from Muslim-American Critics”, The Observer, 3/22/17 VIEW

“A Way to Control Police Spying”, The New York Times, 3/15/17 VIEW

“Settling for More: The NYPD's New Oversight Deal”, Lawfare, 3/8/17 VIEW

“The NYPD Just Agreed to New Oversight When Spying on Citizens”, Vice, 3/7/17 VIEW

“Judge greenlights settlement in NYPD-Muslim surveillance suit”, New York Daily News, 3/21/17 VIEW

“After Spying on Muslims, New York Police Agree to Greater Oversight”, New York Times, 3/6/17 VIEW

“Islam on Trial”, Boston Review, 2/27/17 VIEW

“Sudanese Refugees After the Ban”, The New Yorker, 3/6/17 VIEW

“Refugees rattled by FBI calls meant to 'build trust'“, North Jersey, 2/14/17 VIEW

“Worried About Being Detained After a Flight? Maybe This App Will Help”, WNYC, 5/23/17 VIEW

“NYC's 2017 BigApps Competition Announces Winners”, Government Technology, 5/23/17 VIEW

“The Tech Helping Immigrants Hack the Ban”, City Lab, 3/24/17 VIEW

“Even Muslim-Amercian Citizens Have Been Caught in the Net of Trump's Travel Ban”, The Nation, 3/23/17 VIEW

“Bodge Strike Raises Over $8,000 for CUNY Program That Advocates for Muslims”, Brooklyn Patch, 2/6/17 VIEW

“In first 72 hours of President Trump's travel ban, refugees, asylum seekers describe chaos, confusion”, ABC News, 1/31/17 VIEW

“Attorneys Warn Immigrants Not to Travel Outisde the US., Thanks to Trump”, Huffington Post, 1/26/17 VIEW

“Mayors and Activists Revolt Against Trump's "Muslim Ban" Executive Order”, TruthOut, 1/26/17 VIEW

“Donald Trump's Silence on the Quebec Mosque Shooting is Dangerous for American Muslims”, Huffington Post, 2/1/17 VIEW

“POTUS Travel Ban Stirs Public Outcry”, Indivisible, 1/30/17 VIEW

“Banned Together EP. 1”, See Something Say Something, 2/3/17 VIEW

"This is Ethnic Cleansing:" Immigration Lawyers Work the Graveyard Shift at JFK”, Gothamist, 1/30/17 VIEW

“Lawmakers warn of a constitutional crisis”, The Nation, 1/30/17 VIEW

“Second judge halts deportations at U.S. airports as Trump order creates chaos”, McClatchy, 1/28/17 VIEW

“Civil Rights Organizations Urge Muslims to Get to Know Their Rights”, Huffington Post, 1/27/17 VIEW

“In Trump Meeting, Rep. King Calsl for Muslim Surveillance Designed After NYPD Program”, Long Island Press, 11/16/16 VIEW

“Muslims Mobilize for the Trump Era”, WNYC, 11/14/16 VIEW

“In New York, is it time for a change in Muslim surveillance laws”, The Christian Science Monitor, 11/1/16 VIEW

“Feds seek to drop charges in case tied to alleged Yemen U.S. Embassy abuses”, Politico, 10/6/16 VIEW

“Revealed: The FBI's Secret Methods for Recruiting Informants at the Border”, The Intercept, 10/5/16 VIEW

“The FBI Wanted to Target Yemenis Through Student Groups and Mosques”, The Intercept, 9/29/16 VIEW

“Calls to Treat Terror Suspects as "Enemy Combatants" Push U.S. Toward Totalitarianism”, Democracy Now, 9/20/16 VIEW

“Could Cellphone Alerts Used to Search for New York Bombing Suspect Open Door for Attachs on Muslims?”, Democracy Now, 9/20/16 VIEW

“U.S. Muslims Fear Hate Crimes & Overreaction by Law Enforcement in Wake of Chelsea Bombing”, Democracy Now, 9/20/16 VIEW

“The feds billed him as a threat to American freedom. Now they're paying him to help”, The Washington Post, 2/5/16 VIEW

“NYPD's Muslim surveillance violated regulations as recently as 2015: report”, The Guardian, 8/24/16 VIEW

“First They Came for the Muslim Americans”, The Washington Spectator, 8/16/16 VIEW

“France's Real State of Emergency”, The New York Times, 8/4/16 VIEW

“Legal Rights: Muslims on the 'No-Fly' List”, Radio Islam, 8/5/16 VIEW

“American Mosques Are Actually a Great Deterrent Against Violent Extremism”, Huffington Post, 6/21/16 VIEW

“I help innocent people get off terrorism watchlists”, The Washington Post, 6/28/16 VIEW

“Gun control based on terror watchlists is a threat to civil rights, advocates say”, The Guardian, 6/22/16 VIEW

“Spies in the Skies”, BuzzFeed, 4/6/16 VIEW

“American, Muslim, and under constant watch: the emotional toll of surveillance”, The Guardian, 3/27/16 VIEW

“For law enforcement, there is no single profile of a self-radicalized jihadist”, The Lost Angeles Times, 3/22/16 VIEW

“Terrorist Watchlist Errors Spread to Criminal Rap Sheets”, The Intercept, 3/15/16 VIEW

“Activists Call on IG to investigate US Embassy in Yemen”, Russia Today, 1/29/16 VIEW

“Groups seek probe of U.S. passport confiscations in Yemen”, Politico, 1/27/16 VIEW

“Harrowing Treatment of Yemeni-Americans Demands Government Probe, Groups Say”, The Intercept, 1/26/16 VIEW

“Rights Groups Seek Inquiry of Revoked Passports at U.S. Embassy in Yemen”, The New York Times, 1/27/16 VIEW

“NYPD Undercover "Converted" to Islam to Spy on Brooklyn College Students”, Gothamist, 10/29/15 VIEW

“Cutting back on spying”, Russia Today, 1/14/16 VIEW

“Will NYPD Finally Stop Illegally Spying on Muslim Americans?”, The Dean Obeidallah Show VIEW

“Raza Settlement with NYPD”, WBAI, 1/7/16 VIEW

“Muslims Hopeful but Cautious About NYPD Surveillance Agreement”, Public News Service, 1/11/16 VIEW

“Lawsuit over NYPD surveillance of Muslims settled, officials say”, Newsday, 1/8/16 VIEW

“NYPD settles lawsuit over surveillance of Muslims and agrees to reforms”, The Guardian, 1/7/16 VIEW

“NYPD: Intelligence-gathering not limited by legal deal”, Associated Press, 1/8/16 VIEW

“Muslims in Queens Welcome Shift in Scrutiny to Police”, The New York Times, 1/7/16 VIEW

“The NYPD spied on Muslim Americans. Will a court settlement change anything?”, The Guardian, 1/8/16 VIEW

“A New York City Settlement on Surveillance of Muslims”, The New Yorker, 1/7/16 VIEW

“I'm a Muslim not a terrorist, so why did the NYPD spy on me for years?”, The Washington Post, 2/4/16 VIEW

“NYPD Settles Lawsuit Over Muslim Monitoring”, The Washington Post, 1/7/16 VIEW

“Four Ways the U.S. is Already Banning Muslims”, The Washington Post, 12/17/15 VIEW

“New York to Appoint Civilian to Monitor Police's Counterterrorism Activity”, The New York Times, 1/7/16 VIEW

“Q&A: (T)error Talkback”, Nitehawk Cinema, 7/21/15 VIEW

“Yemeni-Americans, Thrust Into Limbo, Say U.S. Embassy Unfairly Revokes Passports”, The New York Times, 5/27/15 VIEW

“Do High-Profile Terrorism Arrests Actually Help the Islamic State?”, Vice, 5/27/15 VIEW

“Accusations of Terrorism Worry Brooklyn's Uzbek Community”, The New York Times, 5/10/15 VIEW

“Three Questions You Should Ask When You Hear About a 'Foiled Terrorist Plot’”, Vice, 3/10/15 VIEW

“Does FBI use no-fly list to pressure Muslims to become informants?”, Al Jazeera America, 6/11/15 VIEW

“US Government Notifies American Muslims of Removal from No Fly List”, Shadow Proof, 6/10/15 VIEW

“Lawsuit: FBI used No Fly List to Bully Muslims Into Becoming Informers”, Gawker, 4/23/14 VIEW

“The FBI Allegedly Used the No-Fly List to Coerce Muslims to Be Informants”, The Atlantic, 4/23/14 VIEW

“Lawsuit Alleges FBI Uses No Fly List to Coerce Muslims Into Becoming Spies”, Gothamist, 4/23/14 VIEW

“Lawsuit Accuses FBI of Using No-Fly List to Get American Muslims to Become Informants”, The Huffington Post, 4/22/14 VIEW

“Does the FBI Use Stasi-Style Tactics Against Muslims?”, The Atlantic, 4/24/14 VIEW

“FBI Accused of Violating Muslims' First Amendment Rights”, Voice of America, 4/23/14 VIEW

“Lawsuit: FBI used no-fly list to 'punish' Muslims who refused to be informants”, Fox News, 4/23/14 VIEW

“Lawsuit alleges FBI misused no-fly list to recruit would-be Muslim informants”, PBS, 4/23/14 VIEW

“Muslim Americans Who Claim FBI Used No-Fly List to Coerce Them Into Becoming Informants File Lawsuit”, Democracy Now, 4/24/14 VIEW

“4 Muslim Men to Sue Feds Over No-Fly List”, NPR - Morning Edition, 4/23/14 VIEW

“No-fly list used by FBI to coerce Muslims into informing, lawsuit claims”, The Guardian, 4/22/14 VIEW

“Report: FBI Coerces US Muslims to Spy”, WNYC - The Takeaway, 4/23/14 VIEW

“FBI put Muslims on no-fly list to coerce them to become informants: lawsuit”, New York Daily News, 4/23/14 VIEW

“Lawsuit alleges FBI is using no-fly list to force Muslims to become informants”, The Washington Post, 4/22/14 VIEW

“Where's the Outrage When the FBI Targets Muslims?”, The Nation, 10/31/13 VIEW

“Muslims to Release Report on Impact of NYPD Surveillance in NYC Area”, The Epoch Times, 3/11/13 VIEW

“Civil rights Groups Sue NYPD Over Muslim Spying”, USA Today, 6/18/13 VIEW

“Muslim New Yorkers and Civil Rights Group File Suit to Stop NYPD Spying”, Colorlines, 6/18/13 VIEW

“Civil liberties groups file lawsuit over NYPD surveillance of Muslims”, The Guardian, 6/18/13 VIEW

“Today's FBI: Spying, Entrapment and Detention”, AlterNet, 8/11/12 VIEW

“Ep. 471: The Convert”, This American Life, 8/10/12 VIEW

“Deploying Informants, the FBI Stings Muslims”, The Nation, 6/14/12 VIEW

“The Long Roots of the NYPD Spying Program”, The Nation, 6/14/12 VIEW

“Muslims at Rally: NYPD Surveillance Keeps Us Safe”, Associated Press, 3/5/12 VIEW

“MSA "Know Your Rights" Forum Held in Light of NYPD Surveillance”, The Observer, 2/22/12 VIEW

“NYPD spied on Muslims all over Northeast US”, Russia Today, 2/20/12 VIEW

“Muslims Lay Out Their Demands for the NYPD”, RightSide News, 8/31/11 VIEW

“The militarisation of 'war on terror' in the US”, Al Jazeera, 11/22/11 VIEW

“Giving up liberty in the pursuit of security”, Al Jazeera, 8/25/11 VIEW

“Muslims in Brooklyn: A Community on the Edge”, The Brooklyn Ink, 1/2/12 VIEW

“Are Muslims Allowed Rights?”, Al Jazeera, 11/28/11 VIEW

“NYC Muslim Leaders Encourage Residents to Know Their Rights”, Colorlines, 11/5/11 VIEW

“NYPD Surveillance Angers Muslims”, Huffington Post, 11/8/11 VIEW

“September 11th and the Future We've Built”, Samar, 9/11/11 VIEW

“Muslim coalition calls for investigation of alleged NYPD surveillance”, CNN, 8/24/11 VIEW