Updates

  • Top Five Takeaways From Mike Pompeo’s Nomination Hearing April 13, 2018
    Ryan CostelloRyan Costello
    CIA Director Mike Pompeo offered little reassurance that he has tempered his hawkish inclinations on Iran or distanced himself from past bigoted remarks.
  • Pompeo Would Kill Iran Deal, Put U.S. on War Path and Embolden Trump’s Bigotry April 12, 2018
    NIAC Action Press ReleaseNIAC Action Press Release
    NIAC Action Executive Director Jamal Abdi issued the following statement on Mike Pompeo’s nomination hearing.
  • How Can We Stop Pompeo from Killing the Iran Deal? April 12, 2018
    NIAC ActionNIAC Action
    With the appointment of John Bolton and the nomination of Mike Pompeo – a war hawk who has pledged to kill the Iran deal – Donald Trump appears ready to tear up the Iran deal on May 12 and prepare for war. But the Senate has the power to defeat ...
  • Memo: A Vote for Pompeo is a Vote to Kill the Iran Deal April 12, 2018
    NIAC ActionNIAC Action
    On May 12, 2018, President Trump will announce the fate of the JCPOA – whether the U.S. will renew sanctions waivers required under the JCPOA or will exit the agreement. Congress has, until now, had no formal role in deciding whether Trump should abide by the agreement. With the nomination of ...
  • NIAC Action and Other Organizations Send Letter Demanding Lawmakers Reject Pompeo April 9, 2018
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    NIAC Action joined nearly seventy organizations that collectively represent tens of millions of Americans to call on the Senate to block the confirmation of Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State. We have teamed up with a diverse coalition to stop Pompeo – and prevent Donald Trump and John Bolton from ...
  • Stop Pompeo, Stop Trump’s War Cabinet March 15, 2018
    NIAC ActionNIAC Action
    Pompeo thinks war is better than diplomacy with Iran. Don’t let him become Secretary of State!
  • Tell Congress: Don’t Authorize a Saudi-Iran War March 9, 2018
    NIAC ActionNIAC Action
    Tell your Senators to vote against helping Saudi Arabia start a full-fledged regional war with Iran.
  • Stop Netanyahu From Killing The Iran Deal! March 5, 2018
    NIAC ActionNIAC Action
    Tell Congress: don’t stand with Trump and Netanyahu’s reckless approach to Iran.
  • Memo: The Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps Economic Exclusion Act (H.R. 5132) March 2, 2018
    NIAC ActionNIAC Action
    H.R. 5132 threatens the JCPOA and ordinary Iranians, not the IRGC.
  • We’re Proud to Endorse Anna Eskamani for the Florida House February 27, 2018
    NIAC ActionNIAC Action
    We’re excited to announce our endorsement of Anna Eskamani, who is running for the Florida House in District 47 and would become the first Iranian American ever elected to the Florida legislature! Anna currently serves as the Senior Director of Public Affairs and Communications for Planned Parenthood and is an adjunct ...
  • Memo: Netanyahu’s Claims on Iran Don’t Match the Facts February 21, 2018
    Ryan CostelloRyan Costello
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech at the Munich Security Conference was full of eye-popping distortions on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal.
  • Korematsu’s Fight Against Japanese Internment Resonates for Iranian Americans February 6, 2018
    Jamal AbdiJamal Abdi
    Washington, D.C. – As Iranian Americans continue to grapple with the discriminatory Muslim Ban and concerns about further assaults on the rights of all immigrant communities in the United States, the life and work of Fred Korematsu in his fight against Japanese internment is as pertinent today as ever. NIAC Action ...
  • Our Muslim Ban Anniversary Gift for Trump January 26, 2018
    Jamal AbdiJamal Abdi
    Picture this: It’s January 27, 2019. A new Congress has just been sworn in after an electoral landslide and Capitol Hill is a sea of new faces. Today, marking the second anniversary of Trump’s Muslim ban, the new Congress has scheduled a vote on legislation – which had been blocked under previous ...
  • NIAC Action Hiring Southern California Field Organizer January 24, 2018
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    NIAC seeks a Southern California Field Organizer with organizing experience who is passionate about mobilizing the Iranian American community around issues including protecting civil rights and preventing war.
  • NIAC Survey Reveals Great Concern About War and Discrimination January 23, 2018
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    NIAC’s annual survey of over 1,000 of its donors and supporters reveal a community that is increasingly impacted by discrimination and which remains committed to advocating for diplomacy and preventing war and reversing Donald Trump’s Muslim ban. Concerns of War and a Permanent Muslim Ban Two-thirds of respondents are concerned that ...