Updates

  • Saving Zainab December 11, 2018
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    Zainab Mughal, a 2 year old girl in Florida who needs rare blood and bone marrow to survive her fight against cancer, needs our community’s help. 
  • NIAC Action Hiring Communications Director December 9, 2018
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    The National Iranian American Council (NIAC) is seeking an experienced professional to manage communications and media relations for immediate hire to work at our Washington, DC headquarters. The Communications Director will lead and manage NIAC and NIAC Action’s strategic communications and marketing efforts and reports to the President.
  • Pictures, Video: On Anniversary of Trump’s Muslim Ban, Impacted Individuals and Advocates Deliver Petitions with Over 150,000 Signatures to Congress December 4, 2018
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    Coalition Urges Members to Move to Repeal the Ban’s Immoral and Life Threatening Restrictions
  • On Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Call to Return to JCPOA December 4, 2018
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    Sen. Warren recognizes both the danger of Trump’s approach and the urgent need to return to the accord. Other lawmakers and 2020 hopefuls should follow her lead and lay out a competing vision to Trump’s bankrupt approach.
  • Memo on H.R. 4591 November 26, 2018
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    Tomorrow, the House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on H.R. 4591, the “Preventing Destabilization of Iraq Act of 2017,” which seeks to impose sanctions on persons engaged in actions that are or risk “threatening the peace or stability of Iraq.” While we welcome that the amendment in the nature ...
  • Take Action: Tell Your Congressperson The U.S. Should Return to the Iran Nuclear Agreement November 19, 2018
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    Trump’s efforts to dismantle the JCPOA is inflicting pain and punishment on the Iranian people. But it’s not too late— we can push Congress to go on the offense, to return to the nuclear agreement and prevent a possible war.
  • After the Midterms: Across the Country, Iran Warmongers & Muslim Ban Defenders Lost Big November 7, 2018
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    Across the country, candidates dedicated to overturning Trump’s outrageous and discriminatory Muslim ban and stopping war with Iran won big. To have a check on Trump is a huge victory for the Iranian-American community, our country and the global community.
  • 2018 Midterm Elections Candidate Comparisons October 24, 2018
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    NIAC Action compares candidates in five races for key districts for Iranian-Americans.
  • 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.