Updates

  • New Senate Sanctions Risks Killing JCPOA, Putting US on War Path March 23, 2017
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    NIACActionWashington, DC – NIAC Action issued the following statement regarding the introduction of new Iran sanctions legislation in the Senate: The ‘Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017’ would risk killing the JCPOA and undoing the restrictions in place on Iran’s nuclear program and could very well provoke a military confrontation ...
  • No Ban Norooz: Delivering Sweets to End Hate. #MuslimBan March 16, 2017
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      “No-rooz” means “New day,” and is Iran’s secular New Year holiday, dating back over four thousand years to Zoroastrian traditions. We offer traditional Iranian cookies to family and friends to bring sweetness to their lives in the new year… unfortunately, Iranians have tasted bitterness instead this year, thanks to the ...
  • Stop Trump’s Muslim Ban 2.0! March 14, 2017
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    Trump-Virtual-RallyDonald Trump has signed an Executive Order barring Iranians and other nationalities that is as dire and draconian as any of us could have anticipated.
  • Muslim Ban 2.0 Undermines American Interests March 8, 2017
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    new-EO-memoOn March 6, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” barring entry into the U.S. for foreign nationals from six countries — Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. Still a Muslim Ban, Still Permanent The Trump Administration is fulfilling its ...
  • Sessions May Have Committed Perjury on Muslim Ban As Well March 2, 2017
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    Washington, DC – NIAC Action Executive Director Jamal Abdi issued the following statement: “NIAC Action is concerned that Attorney General Jeff Sessions may have misled the Senate Judiciary Committee in his confirmation hearing with regard to his role in planning and drafting President Trump’s executive order banning individuals from seven ...
  • NIAC Action Hiring Immigration and Civil Rights Legal Fellow February 24, 2017
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    NIAC hiringThe Legal Fellow will forge relationships and provide expertise on immigration and civil rights issues to advance NIAC’s policy goals.
  • NIAC Action Hiring Northern California Field Manager February 24, 2017
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    NIAC hiringNIAC Action seeks a Northern California Field Manager with organizing experience who is passionate about mobilizing the Iranian American community.
  • Join TWW and NIAC at your local town hall this week February 20, 2017
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    Screen Shot 2017-02-21 at 4.23.13 PMTogether We Will USA (TWWUSA) and the National Iranian American Council for Action (NIAC Action) have launched a nationwide grassroots effort to push back against Donald Trump’s executive order (EO) banning travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries — Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Sudan and Yemen. During the week of ...
  • Resist: How we defeat Trump’s Ban February 17, 2017
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    We are voicing our concerns over the unconscionable and discriminatory “Muslim Ban.” Trump’s executive order shamefully targets Iranians, demonizes Muslims, creates divisions among Americans and increases tensions between the U.S. and the rest of the world. It’s up to all of us to show up and voice our opposition to this ban! We’ve already ...
  • NIAC Action Statement on Confirmation of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General February 8, 2017
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    jeff-sessions-confirmationWashington, DC – NIAC Action released the following statement regarding the Senate’s confirmation of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General: “At a time when the fundamental values of our nation are being tested in the courts by Donald Trump’s Muslim ban, the confirmation of Jeff Sessions to head the Justice Department is ...
  • Targeted Representatives for Overturning Trump’s Ban January 31, 2017
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    Trump-ban-2Below are the most vulnerable Republican members of the House who represent swing districts. These are the lawmakers who are most sensitive to pressure to stand up against Trump’s most divisive policies – including the Muslim ban. While we usually caution that lawmakers will only listen to their own constituents, ...
  • We Are the Banned Ones January 28, 2017
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    C3T80hWWQAExlUmIf you think your Members of Congress should know how a ban on immigrants impacts your life, share your story. #AmericaDoesNotBan  Lon Husband of Iranian citizen Virginia, USA My Iranian nieces, one of which was an US Army flight nurse during the Iraq War, now feel as though they are second class ...
  • Critical Update #3: What Trump’s Ban Means for You January 27, 2017
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    Screen Shot 2017-01-25 at 5.44.26 PMTrump Administration is implementing the ban order against Iranian nationals, Iranian dual nationals, and even U.S. permanent residents who were born in Iran.
  • Trump’s Muslim Ban is Real and Even Worse Than Imagined January 25, 2017
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    NIAC Action LogoWashington, DC – NIAC Action issued the following statement based on language of a reported Executive Order that President Donald Trump plans to sign tomorrow: “Trump’s Muslim ban is real and even more draconian than many anticipated. Visa holders, dual nationals, and even green card holders from ...
  • Call Congress: Stop Ban Based on National Origin & Religious Beliefs January 25, 2017
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      President Donald Trump has barred all Iranians and individuals from six other Muslim-majority countries from the U.S., fulfilling his much-maligned campaign pledge to impose a Muslim ban. This is unacceptable. Many in the Iranian-American community will be directly impacted by this disgraceful ban that treats all Iranians – and many other nationalities – as ...