Updates

  • Supreme Court Decision on Grandparent Ban Welcome, But Insufficient July 19, 2017
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    NIAC Action Executive Director Jamal Abdi issued the following statement after the Supreme Court reaffirmed that the Trump administration cannot impose the Muslim ban against grandparents and other family members of Americans: “While the John Roberts and the Supreme Court have taken further steps to temporarily limit Trump’s discriminatory ban, Republicans ...
  • Republicans Just Voted to Keep the Muslim Ban July 18, 2017
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    Congress could end the Muslim ban TODAY. Use the hashtag #GrandparentsNotTerrorists to urge Congress to pass existing legislation that will rescind the Muslim Ban. Want to do more? You can call your Members of Congress, too.
  • NIAC Action Statement on Congress Rejecting Amendments to Bar Muslim-ban Funding July 18, 2017
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    “We applaud Representatives Mark Pocan and Barbara Lee for leading the charge against the Trump administration’s Muslim ban. By offering amendments to defund elements of the ban, Representatives Pocan and Senator Lee demonstrated real leadership in attempting to put an end to Congressional inaction and forego the need for further ...
  • NIAC Action Urges Votes for Pocan and Lee Muslim Ban Amendments July 18, 2017
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    NIAC Action urges Members of Congress to vote in favor of amendments to the Homeland Security Appropriations bill that would bar funding from being used to implement the Trump administration’s discriminatory and unconstitutional Muslim ban. An amendment will be offered during today’s markup from Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) to bar ...
  • Email Texas Rep. John Culberson July 17, 2017
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    Congress could end the Muslim ban TODAY. Use the hashtag #GrandparentsNotTerrorists to urge Congress to pass existing legislation that will rescind the Muslim Ban. Want to do more? You can call your Members of Congress, too.
  • Tweet at Key Members of Congress! July 10, 2017
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    Congress could end the Muslim ban TODAY. Use the hashtag #GrandparentsNotTerrorists to urge Congress to pass existing legislation that will rescind the Muslim Ban. Want to do more? You can call your Members of Congress, too.
  • Iranian grandparents are now banned from the U.S. June 29, 2017
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    I was nine years old when I finally met my grandparents. After years of only seeing them in old photos and hearing about them in my dad’s stories about growing up in Tehran, they finally were able to make the trip to America and meet their grandchildren for the first ...
  • Stop Trump’s Muslim Ban – Demand Congressional Action! June 26, 2017
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    Donald Trump has signed an Executive Order barring Iranians and other nationalities that is as dire and draconian as any of us could have anticipated.
  • The U.S. is Backsliding into War in Syria June 20, 2017
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    Now is not the time for Congress to add fuel to the fire by escalating new Iran sanctions.
  • NIAC Action Statement on Senate Passage of Iran Sanctions Bill June 15, 2017
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    The passage of new Iran sanctions by the Senate hands Donald Trump the tools to escalate tensions with Iran and undermine the JCPOA.
  • Rep. Rohrabacher Must Apologize for Suggesting ISIS Attacks on Iran “A Good Thing” June 9, 2017
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    Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) must immediately disavow and apologize for his outrageous suggestion that the ISIS attacks on Iran should be viewed as ‘a good thing.’
  • Take Action: Rep. Rohrabacher Must Apologize! June 9, 2017
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    Republican congressman Dana Rohrabacher (CA-48) suggested that the recent ISIS terror attacks in Tehran were a positive development
  • NIAC Action Condemns Senate Vote to Proceed on Iran Sanctions Following Terror in Iran June 7, 2017
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    NIAC Action Executive Director Jamal Abdi issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to proceed to a dangerous Iran sanctions bill hours after ISIS claimed responsibility for attacks that killed at least 12 and injured 42 at Iran’s parliament and the Imam Khomeini shrine:
  • Tweet and Call: Congress should not pass sanctions after Tehran attacks! June 7, 2017
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    Today we stand in solidarity with the people of Iran following the heinous ISIS terror attack.
  • S. 722 Endangers U.S. Troops and Pushes Trump to Violate the Iran Nuclear Deal June 6, 2017
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    Updated-6:6-S.722-Memo S. 722 – the Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017, introduced by Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN), is the first new Iran sanctions bill that has a serious chance of passing into law since the implementation of the Iran nuclear deal, or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Despite ...