Our goal is that they will become interested in political life. We need Muslim politicians to understand what we're going through.
There aren't many Muslim attorneys. She speaks the language and she knows the culture. People feel comfortable with a Muslim attorney.
This is an issue that affects everyone - Latinos, Muslims, Asians. Part of the debate has been very racist. ... The same folks that are attacking our community are attacking the immigrants and Latino communities. We're concerned about the direction of the debate.
It was clear intimidation, having the FBI around the mosque. And it affected everyone. It was intimidation, and it worked. Some people feel it was a message to other Muslims.
We denounced terrorism and suicide bombing before 911 and after, on a national level and on a local level. Some people will try to find anything to attack our group.