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Khurrum Wahid

National Chair, Emgage USA

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Khurrum Wahid works to empower Muslim Americans and other emerging majority communities to participate in public service.


Khurrum Wahid is a pivotal founding member and current National Chair of Emerge USA, a national nonprofit civic engagement organization with chapters in 6 states. Emerge works to empower “emerging majority” communities, with a focus on Muslim Americans, to participate in community and public service. Mr. Wahid also serves as the Chair of Emerge PAC, a political action committee designed to support elected officials who show support for the diverse emerging majority of communities and their issues.

As a Partner at Wahid Vizcaino LLP in Miami, Mr. Wahid has litigated financial crimes based on structuring violations, money laundering, sections of the Patriot Act, material support of terrorism, violations of Presidential executive orders, and numerous other statutes. Mr. Wahid also specializes in cyber security crimes and related civil litigation. Mr. Wahid has testified on civil rights issues several times before various government organizations, and has appeared as a guest commentator on legal and political topics for CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, National Public Radio, and various other outlets.


  • National Security/Law
  • US Politics

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Civic Engagement, US Politics, National Security

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