Entries by IABA

IABA – NY Newsletter

IABA – NY Newsletter Spring 2017 Iranian American Bar Association at a glance IABA was formed sixteen years ago in D.C. and consisted of four members at the time. The association has expanded remarkably since then and now has eight chapters. IABA is a professional organization that seeks to educate and inform the Iranian-American community […]

Nahal Iravani-Sani on the Quest for Justice

With the goal of harnessing the untapped potential of Iranian-Americans, and to build the capacity of the Iranian diaspora in effecting positive change in the U.S. and around the world, the West Asia Council has launched a series of interviews that explore the personal and professional backgrounds of prominent Iranian-Americans who have made seminal contributions […]

Iranian-American Judge Receives Prestigious Awards

Judge Ipema has received a prestigious award by the Tom Homman LGBT Law Association. This year’s “Friend of the Community Award” will go out to the Honorable Tamila E. Ipema at THLA’s 2016 Annual Awards Dinner. This is what the THLA had to say about Judge Ipema in it’s Awards Recipient Announcement today: “Judge Tamila […]

The Bita Daryabari Endowed Fund for Middle Eastern Students Seeking an LLM (Master of Laws) Degree at Golden Gate University (GGU) School of Law for 2016-17 academic year (DUE APRIL 15, 2016)

Bita Daryabari is a graduate of Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California, USA, where she earned an M.S. (Master of Science) in Telecommunications Management. In gratitude to GGU, and in recognition of her commitment to expanding educational opportunities to students from Middle Eastern countries, Bita Daryabari established and endowed a graduate law fellowship at […]

Urgent Action Needed on Visa Waiver Bill Affecting Our Community

Dear members and friends: Urgent action is needed to stop H.R. 158, the Visa Waiver bill rushing through Congress, which can turn Iranian Americans into a “second class” of U.S. passport holders. Despite various communications on this issue, there still appears to be some confusion about it, including what the legislation is, how it affects […]

IABA NorCal Pro Bono Clinic – Free Legal Consultations

PARS clinic: 11/14 Please join us to obtain free confidential legal advice from expert attorneys in the areas of Immigration, Civil, and Criminal matters. When:  Saturday, November 14, 2015, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Where: 1635 The Alameda, Pars Building, 2nd Floor, San Jose, CA 95126 A community service event sponsored by two nonprofit organizations: […]

IABA NorCal/PARS Pro bono clinic 10/17/15– Free legal consultations

Saturday, October 17th @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm | Free IABA NorCal Chapter is partnering with PARS Equality Center to provide free confidential legal advice in the areas of immigration, civil, and criminal matters. When: Saturday, October 17, 2015, 11am-2pm Where: 1635 The Alameda, Pars Building, 2nd Floor, San Jose, CA 95126 We need volunteer attorneys […]

Re: People v. Tanber Docket: 15HF1045

Dear Mr. Rackauckas and Mr. Yellin: We, the Iranian American Bar Association, Pars Equality Center, and the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans, write to you on behalf of the Iranian American community regarding the case of People v. Tanber (15HF1045). It is our understanding that your office has charged third-striker Craig Matthew Tanber with […]