Updates

  • NIAC Action Applauds Senate Effort on Muslim Ban June 21, 2018
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      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jamal Abdi Phone: 202-386-6408 Email: jamal@niacaction.org 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: “The ...
  • Candidate Profile: Yahya Yuksel, AZ-2 June 20, 2018
    Omeed Askary
    When asked why he is the right candidate for the job, Yuksel emphasizes his youth- he would become the youngest Member of Congress if elected – as an advantage. “To succeed, we need new ideas – not yesterday’s answers,” Yuksel told us.
  • 52 Organizations Demand Congressional Oversight of Trump’s Muslim Ban and Extreme Vetting June 13, 2018
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    The letter calls on Congress to mandate that the State Department and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services report regularly on how many people have been impacted by the Muslim Ban and extreme vetting procedures.
  • NIAC Action’s Voting Guide for the VA-10 Primary Elections June 8, 2018
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    NIAC Action questioned the leading candidates in VA-10 about their positions on issues important to our members. Their responses, and the incumbent’s positions on these issues, are summarized here.
  • Attention: Virginia Voters June 8, 2018
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    To have your voice heard in the Virginia primaries on Tuesday, June 12th, here is what you need to know to vote:
  • NIAC Action Joins Civil Rights Groups in Opposing Expansion to ‘Extreme Vetting’ May 31, 2018
    Shayan Modarres
    NIAC Action has joined a coalition of civil rights organizations today warning against the Trump Administration’s proposed expansion of its ‘extreme vetting’ policies.
  • Attention: California Voters May 29, 2018
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    To have your voice heard in the primaries next Tuesday, June 5th, here is what you need to know. This includes when, where, and how you can vote
  • House NDAA Clarifies Trump Has No War Authorization for Iran May 24, 2018
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    The House of Representatives just made clear that the President does not have authorization from Congress to launch a war against Iran.
  • Stop Pompeo’s War With Iran May 22, 2018
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    We have an opportunity to send a message loud and clear to Trump and his war cabinet: you do not have the authority to start a war with Iran.
  • What Does it Mean to Organize the Grassroots? May 5, 2018
    Dona Farvard
    I have this vision that one day our community will be so organized that everyone running for office comes to us asking what they can do to be a good ally for our community and secure our vote. But we can only do that if everyone does their part.
  • NIAC Action Statement on Confirmation of Pompeo April 26, 2018
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    Washington, DC – NIAC Action Executive Director Jamal Abdi issued the following statement after the US Senate voted to confirm Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo: “The Senate has made a mistake of historic proportions by rubber stamping Donald Trump’s war cabinet. The U.S. appears headed towards a catastrophic exit from ...
  • Pompeo Approved in Committee April 23, 2018
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    Washington, DC – NIAC Action Executive Director Jamal Abdi released the following statement regarding the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s favorable vote for Mike Pompeo’s nomination for Secretary of State: “The Senate may have just blown its last chance to stop Trump from exiting the Iran deal and the catastrophe that will ...
  • Pompeo to Lose Foreign Relations Committee Vote April 20, 2018
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    Washington, DC – NIAC Action Executive Director Jamal Abdi issued the following statement after a majority of the members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee announced their opposition to Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo: “This is a blow to Pompeo’s standing that will haunt him even if he is confirmed. ...
  • Senators Demand More Information from State Department on Muslim Ban April 20, 2018
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    Today, Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Chris Murphy (D-CT), and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) issued a letter to the Trump administration requesting more information on the obscure case-by-case waiver process of Presidential Proclamation 9645, otherwise known as Muslim Ban 3.0.
  • Top Five Takeaways From Mike Pompeo’s Nomination Hearing April 13, 2018
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    CIA Director Mike Pompeo offered little reassurance that he has tempered his hawkish inclinations on Iran or distanced himself from past bigoted remarks.