United Muslims of America (UMA) was established in 1982 as the first non-partisan Muslim public affairs organization in America. UMA's mission is to educate and encourage American Muslims to actively participate in the mainstream social, economic, civic and political activities in America.
To promote interest of all American Muslims and create peace and harmony among different American ethnic and religious groups such as Muslims, Christians, Jews, Hindus, Buddhists and others, on the basis of American Heritage
To advocate fair and genuinely evenhanded policy in dealing with all nations and countries. UMA promotes the interests of all Muslims regardless of their racial, national or ethnic origins. UMA believes in forging a nationwide alliance with American Muslims as well as the people of other faiths in pursuit of peace, harmony and fairness for all..
The Chairman of the Committee on foreign affairs, Congressman Edward R. Royce of the 39th District, California, invited around thirty five Pakistani-Americans to his Rowland Heights office.
The purpose of this meeting was to discuss the USAID to Pakistan.