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The IABA is the only national association of Iranian-American judges, attorneys, legal scholars, and law students in the U.S. with over 1,500 members and eight chapters nationwide. The IABA’s mission is threefold: (1) to educate our community about legal issues of interest and ensure that the public and our representatives are informed on such matters; (2) to protect and advance the legal rights of our community; and (3) to foster and promote the achievements of Iranian American legal professionals.
The IABA has quickly risen as a premier minority bar association and has been at the forefront of protecting the rights of Iranian-Americans and other minorities, whether in courtrooms or in meetings with our elected officials.

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Important Updates:

IABA Applauds Reversal of the Travel Ban, and Will Continue Work to Achieve a Full Reversal and Remedy for those Affected

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January 20, 2021 IABA welcomes and applauds the reversal of Presidential Proclamations 9645 and 9983 (also known as the Travel, Muslim, and African bans) announced by the new Biden administration today. Over the past four…

IABA Statement on the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act

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IABA opposes the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act (“H.R. 1044/S. 386” or “the Bill”), as passed by the Senate on December 2, 2020, due to the detrimental impact it will have on diversity in employment-based immigration,…

IABA Condemns the Recent Killing of George Floyd

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The Iranian American Bar Association (IABA) condemns the flagrant violation of George Floyd’s fundamental and constitutional rights, resulting in his brutal killing. Mr. Floyd’s tragic death took place while in police custody, handcuffed behind…

Iranian American Organizations Urge Immediate Release of Dr. Sirous Asgari to Receive Medical Treatment for COVID-19

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May 1, 2020 After weeks of calling for the release of Dr. Sirous Asgari from civil immigration detention, we are deeply distressed to learn that he has contracted COVID-19 while held in detention. Given his extreme medical vulnerability…

IABA Statement & Resources on New Immigration Proclamation Restrictions

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On April 22, 2020, President Trump issued a new presidential proclamation (“Proclamation”) temporarily suspending the entry of particular categories of immigrants into the United States (“U.S.”). The Proclamation will be effective…

Iranian American Organizations Urge ICE to Immediately Release Dr. Sirous Asgari at Risk of Serious Illness and Death from COVID-19

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April 13, 2020 We, the undersigned organizations, call on Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) to immediately release Dr. Sirous Asgari to the care of his family, as he is unjustly detained in a civil immigration detention center in Louisiana…

FOR ANYONE AFFECTED BY THE TRAVEL BAN:

The IABA is collecting information for individuals affected by the Travel Ban, to help us protect community rights, provide assistance to the individuals who may be targeted, and for use for legal actions and advocacy.

To fill out the form in English, click here.  

To fill it out in Persian, click: فرم فارسی

For more information on the Travel Ban, please visit our Travel Ban page, or go to: http://endthetravelban.com.

To view our lawsuit documents challenging the Travel Ban, click here.

Click here for more information: http://endthetravelban.com/

View Lawsuit Documents Here