NIAC Action’s 2018 Midterm Endorsements October 16, 2018 NIAC Action NIAC Action is proud to announce that we are endorsing eight exceptional candidates, up and down the ballot, for the upcoming 2018 midterm elections.
Support Senator Udall’s Bill September 25, 2018 NIAC Action Block Trump’s War path by supporting legislation from Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) that prevents the U.S. from launching war or military strikes against Iran without Congressional approval.
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Udall’s Bill Can Stop War in Iran September 24, 2018 NIAC Staff Congress must act now – before it is too late – to take away Trump’s legal authority to start a war with Iran. That’s why Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) is introducing legislation to block the U.S. from launching war or military strikes against Iran without Congressional approval.
A Toolkit for Advocating Against H.R. 392 September 14, 2018 NIAC Action A toolkit to help you advocate against The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2017 (H.R. 392 & S. 281) and similar legislation when you meet with lawmakers.
Contentious Immigration Bill H.R. 392 Unlikely to Pass Ahead of Midterms September 13, 2018 NIAC Action This is positive for those in opposition to H.R. 392, as it appears unlikely that the bill would be rushed into law in September. While there is significantly less support for the measure in the Senate, some new Senators have announced their support for the measure in recent weeks.
Candidate Profile: Shireen Ghorbani, UT-02 August 16, 2018 NIAC Action A proud first-generation Iranian American, University of Utah employee, and full-time mom, Ghorbani is running for U.S. Congress to represent Utah’s 2nd District.
Help Us Stop the Latest Threat to Iranian Immigration August 8, 2018 NIAC Staff Iranians are no stranger to immigration hardship. Now, Congress is considering legislation that would dramatically complicate one of the few remaining paths to permanent residency left for Iranians.
Candidate Profile: Melody Shekari, TN-28 July 13, 2018 Armin Fakhrai As a proud first-generation Iranian American, and an accomplished attorney and community advocate, Shekari is running to represent the 28th District in Tennessee’s State House of Representatives.
SCOTUS Just Approved Bigotry. Now What? June 28, 2018 NIAC Action While we had hoped that justice and equality would triumph over hate and discrimination, we also suspected the Supreme Court, given its current makeup, would side with Trump. So we planned ahead. Read our strategy and get involved:
NIAC Action Applauds Senate Effort on Muslim Ban June 21, 2018 NIAC Action
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jamal Abdi
WASHINGTON, D.C. – NIAC Action released the following statement after the Senate Appropriations Committee adopted an amendment from Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Patrick Leahy D-VT mandating Congressional oversight of the implementation of Presidential Proclamation 9645, commonly referred to as Muslim Ban 3.0: