Updates

  • Take Action to Help Bring Bijan’s Killers to Justice May 14, 2019
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    We demand justice for Bijan Ghaisar, who was killed by two U.S. Park Police Officers in November 2017. Will you help us by filing a complaint against Officers Amaya and Vinyard? We are determined to have these officers removed from the U.S. Park Police.
  • Memo: JCPOA Giving Way to Destructive Tit for Tat May 7, 2019
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    One year after the Trump administration’s withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iranian officials are now signaling they may follow suit and halt compliance with aspects of the accord.
  • Memo: Trump’s Iran Policy Evokes Iraq War Lead-up April 30, 2019
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    President Trump’s latest decisions appear aimed at bating Iran into halting its compliance with the JCPOA in an apparent move to hasten the path to war. This is most likely the goal of Administration hawks like John Bolton, who has advocated for war both outside the administration and in the ...
  • NIAC Action Memo: IRGC Economic Exclusion Act (S. 925) April 17, 2019
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    S. 925 — the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Economic Exclusion Act — would have minimal sanctions impact on the already heavily-sanctioned IRGC, Iran’s primary military force that has historically thrived amid broad sanctions on the Iranian economy. However, S. 925 would have a deleterious impact on the Iranian people ...
  • NIAC Statement on Introduction of NO BAN Act and Release of Muslim Ban Data April 10, 2019
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 CONTACT: Mana Mostatabi | 202.386.6325 x103 | mana@niacaction.org WASHINGTON, D.C. — On the heels of new data revealing the widespread impact of the Trump Administration’s Muslim Ban, and as legislation to repeal the ban gained its 100th cosponsor in the House and support from ...
  • NIAC Action is Now Accepting Nominations for our Board of Directors April 1, 2019
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    NIAC Actions is now accepting nominations for our Board of Directors. Interested in nominating someone? Visit this link.
  • We’re Proud to Endorse Parisa Dehghani-Tafti for Virginia’s Commonwealth Attorney of Arlington and the City of Falls Church March 31, 2019
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    NIAC Action is thrilled to officially endorse Parisa Dehghani-Tafti for Virginia’s Commonwealth Attorney of Arlington and the City of Falls Church!
  • Build Iranian-American Power With Us March 23, 2019
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    NIAC is aiming to raise $10,000 to establish a PAC that will support progressive candidates who will prioritize diplomacy, equitable immigration policies, and civil rights. But we can’t do this without you.
  • NIAC Applauds Senators Harris, Sanders for Joining Warren in Backing JCPOA Return March 20, 2019
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    We commend Senators Sanders, Harris, and Warren for committing to reversing Trump’s failed Iran policy, and for recognizing the urgent need to return to the JCPOA and the successes resulting from the diplomatic playbook first written under the Obama administration.
  • NIAC Action Joins Coalition to Call for AUMF Repeal March 13, 2019
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    NIAC Action joined a coalition of organizations to call for repeal of the authorization in response to recent reports stating that Trump officials were considering using the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) to greenlight a war with Iran.
  • Congratulations to David Emami, City Councilor of Happy Valley March 7, 2019
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    We are excited to announce that NIAC Action endorsee David Emami has been officially appointed as City Councilor of Happy Valley in Oregon! We were proud to endorse Oregon’s first ever Iranian-American City Councilor in this competitive race.
  • We’re Proud to Endorse Sepi Shyne for West Hollywood City Council March 4, 2019
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    We’re excited to announce our official endorsement of Sepi Shyne for West Hollywood City Council. If elected, Sepi Shyne would become the first woman of color to serve on the West Hollywood City Council.
  • Senator Warren and the Return to the JCPOA March 1, 2019
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    At NIAC Action, we’re advocating for a return to the Iran nuclear deal to bring back diplomatic relations with Iran. Recently, 2020 presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren has been vocal about her support for returning to the JCPOA. 
  • NIAC Hiring Advancement Officer February 26, 2019
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    NIAC seeks an energetic and aggressive advancement professional. The Advancement Officer will develop, strategize, implement and coordinate fundraising and donor relations & engagement programs.
  • We’re Proud to Endorse David Emami as City Councilor of Happy Valley February 21, 2019
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    At NIAC Action, we strive to identify and build up rising civic leaders who have the vision and leadership needed in our surrounding communities. David Emami is such a leader.