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Muslim group sent out post-election polling robocalls asking religious affiliation, prompting fears of Muslim surveillance
by Laura Bult
Robocalls administered by a Muslim group asking Muslim-Americans about their religious affiliation caused alarm among recipients fearful of a surveillance program under a Trump administration.
The ominous calls went out earlier this week and were administered by Emerge USA, a nonprofit advocacy group for Muslims, South Asian and Arab Americans who outsourced a company to conduct post-election polling, one of the call's recipients told the Daily News after confirming it with his mosque leader.
Emerge USA reportedly did not give public notice about the robocalls and the calls did not identify which group administered them.
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