Updates

  • We’ve Hit 34 Votes to Seal the Deal! September 2, 2015
    Trita ParsiTrita Parsi
    You did it! Thanks to you, we just took a giant leap forward in sealing the Iran deal! Senator Mikulski (D-MD) will announce her support for the deal this morning, giving us the 34 Senate votes needed to protect the President’s veto of a resolution of disapproval of the Iran deal! Barring ...
  • Statement: Mikulski Protects Iran Deal But Veto Battle Should Be Avoided September 2, 2015
    NIAC Action Press ReleaseNIAC Action Press Release
    Senator Barbara Mikulski’s support is a major milestone that ensures the Iran agreement can move forward despite the millions of dollars and misinformation pumped out by opponents in an effort to kill the deal.
  • Momentum in Congress Favors Iran Deal But Battle Not Over August 20, 2015
    NIAC Action Press ReleaseNIAC Action Press Release
    Washington, DC – NIAC Action Executive Director Jamal Abdi released the following statement: “As the August recess continues, key Members of Congress have continued to come out in favor of the Iran nuclear deal. The endorsements include Senators Mazie Hirono (D-HI) Jack Reed (D-RI), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Joe Donnelly (D-IN), Ed Markey ...
  • NIAC Action’s Guide to Attending a Town Hall August 10, 2015
    NIAC ActionNIAC Action
    This summer will make or break the nuclear deal with Iran and could decide between war and peace. Congress is voting on whether to approve or reject the deal in September. In the meantime, they have left Washington for the summer and are holding town hall and public events in ...
  • NIAC Action Deplores Schumer’s Rejection of Iran Deal August 7, 2015
    NIAC Action Press ReleaseNIAC Action Press Release
    Washington, DC – NIAC Action Executive Director Jamal Abdi released the following statement: “Senator Schumer’s decision to oppose the Iran deal is deplorable and highly disappointing. This is the most consequential foreign policy vote Congress will hold since the Iraq war authorization. By coming out on the wrong side of this ...
  • NIAC Action Is Hiring a Political Coordinator August 5, 2015
    David ElliottDavid Elliott
    NIAC Action seeks a highly motivated individual with political campaign and Congressional experience to join its team as Political Coordinator.
  • 5 Key Sanctions Questions on the Iran Deal July 22, 2015
    Jamal AbdiJamal Abdi
    As lawmakers consider their position on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), there are a number of questions about key elements of this detailed agreement. We’ve summarized some of the top questions regarding sanctions that we are hearing on the Hill and provided concise answers to each of them ...
  • Congress Should Support the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action July 22, 2015
    NIAC ActionNIAC Action
    Congress Should Support the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action
  • NIAC Action Release Full-Page New York Times Ad Supporting the Deal July 15, 2015
    NIAC Action Press ReleaseNIAC Action Press Release
    NIAC Action, the new grassroots civic action sister organization of the National Iranian American Council, released a full-page ad in The New York Times today in support of the nuclear deal between the U.S., UN powers and Iran.
  • Infographic: Why Should Congress Support the Iran Deal? July 14, 2015
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  • Members of Congress Welcome the Iran Deal July 14, 2015
    Ryan CostelloRyan Costello
    Dozens of Members of Congress have issued statements welcoming the announcement of a comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran.
  • NIAC Action Welcomes Historic Iran Nuclear Deal July 14, 2015
    NIAC Action Press ReleaseNIAC Action Press Release
    NIAC Action’s Executive Director, Jamal Abdi, sent the following statement to Congress urging support for the comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran.
  • Grassroots Groups Representing Millions of Americans Urge Congress to Support an Iran Deal June 30, 2015
    NIAC Action Press ReleaseNIAC Action Press Release
    NIAC Action signed a letter sent today by grassroots organizations representing millions of Americans urging Congress to support a strong final nuclear deal with Iran.
  • Announcing NIAC Action: A New Organization to Seal the Iran Deal and Advance Peace June 29, 2015
    NIAC Action Press ReleaseNIAC Action Press Release
    With the U.S. and Iran on the cusp of an historic nuclear deal, and opponents of any diplomatic resolution mobilizing to kill it, the National Iranian American Council (NIAC) is pleased to announce the formation of its new, sister organization committed to winning this important battle on Capitol Hill: NIAC ...
  • Join the “Diplomacy is Personal” Campaign June 26, 2015
    NIAC StaffNIAC Staff
    Join the many others who have raised their voice for diplomacy! Here’s how to submit your photo and join the campaign: 1. Email yradjy@niacaction.org with “Diplomacy is Personal” in the subject line 2. Add your caption! Write “For me, diplomacy is ________ ” 3. Tell us your full name, city, state, and zipcode.* ...