Updates

  • NIAC Action’s 2018 Midterm Endorsements October 16, 2018
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    NIAC Action is proud to announce that we are endorsing eight exceptional candidates, up and down the ballot, for the upcoming 2018 midterm elections.
  • Iranian Americans Back New Senate Legislation Blocking Trump from Launching War with Iran Without Congressional Approval September 27, 2018
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    The American people do not want another war of choice, particularly against a nation nearly four times the size of Iraq. The Udall bill mandates that if Trump wants to start a war with Iran, he has to come to Congress for debate and approval.
  • Support Senator Udall’s Bill September 25, 2018
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    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. Fill out this form below to send a message to your Senator!
  • Udall’s Bill Can Stop War in Iran September 24, 2018
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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.
  • NIAC Action Endorses Champion of Immigrant Rights, Shabnam Lotfi July 26, 2018
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    NIAC Action is excited to announce our endorsement of Shabnam Lotfi, who is running for the Wisconsin State Assembly in District 77 and would become the first Iranian-American ever elected to the Wisconsin legislature.
  • Candidate Profile: Melody Shekari, TN-28 July 13, 2018
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    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
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    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
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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 ...
  • 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: