Dalia Faheid is a graduate student specializing in politics, policy, and foreign affairs at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. The Texas native covers immigration and demographics in Washington, D.C.

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Muslim Leaders in U.S. Are ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About Biden

by Dalia Faheid 01-21-2021

A crowd at a rally in Times Square joined NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio in declaring: "Today I am a Muslim" on Feb. 19, 2020. Photo: a katz / Shutterstock.com

For Muslim religious and political leaders, President Joe Biden’s inauguration ends the “nightmare” of the Trump administration; nevertheless, Muslim leaders remained cautious in expressing optimism about the Biden administration’s promises.

‘The Refugee Resettlement Program Survived. And So Now We Get to Rebuild’

by Dalia Faheid 01-13-2021

Three faith-based resettlement agencies say it will be easier to welcome refugees after a federal appeals judge ruled in their favor to block President Donald Trump’s executive order allowing local and state officials to refuse refugees.