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:
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.
Stop Pompeo’s War With Iran May 22, 2018 NIAC Action 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.