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
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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:
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.
Block Trump’s War Path May 7, 2018 NIAC Action Support legislation from Senator Tom Udall and from Representatives Anna Eshoo to prevent the U.S. from launching war against Iran without Congressional approval.
What Does it Mean to Organize the Grassroots? May 5, 2018 Donna 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.
NIAC Action Statement on Confirmation of Pompeo April 26, 2018 NIAC Action Washington, DC – NIAC Action Executive Director Jamal Abdi issued the following statement after the US Senate voted to confirm Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo:
“The Senate has made a mistake of historic proportions by rubber stamping Donald Trump’s war cabinet. The U.S. appears headed towards a catastrophic exit from ...
Pompeo Approved in Committee April 23, 2018 NIAC Staff Washington, DC – NIAC Action Executive Director Jamal Abdi released the following statement regarding the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s favorable vote for Mike Pompeo’s nomination for Secretary of State:
“The Senate may have just blown its last chance to stop Trump from exiting the Iran deal and the catastrophe that will ...
Pompeo to Lose Foreign Relations Committee Vote April 20, 2018 NIAC Action Washington, DC – NIAC Action Executive Director Jamal Abdi issued the following statement after a majority of the members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee announced their opposition to Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo:
“This is a blow to Pompeo’s standing that will haunt him even if he is confirmed. ...