IABA Statement on Travel Ban Expansion

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IABA Statement on Travel Ban Expansion  Dear IABA Members and Supporters, This week marked the third anniversary of President Trump's Travel Ban. It marked the third year that Iranian-Americans have been separated from our families for…

Reports of Mass Detentions of Iranians and Iranian Americans at the Washington/Canada Border

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January 6, 2020 We write to share extremely disconcerting news, and to share important information with you regarding new immigration incidents affecting Iranian Americans and Iranians in the U.S.  Please read the below carefully and share…

The white supremacist gang member who brutally murdered Shayan Mazroei was found guilty of second degree murder.

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Dear Members and Friends, Today, a convicted white supremacist gang member who brutally murdered a young member of our community, Shayan Mazroei, over four years ago in Orange County, California, was found guilty of second degree murder.…

IABA and Coalition Partners Send Letter to State Department and DHS about Visa Cancellations

A coalition of Iranian American organizations, including the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA), the Iranian American Bar Association (IABA), and Pars Equality Center released the following statement after sending a letter …

IABA Letter to U.S. Gov't to Comply with ICCPR Obligations

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Click the link below to download the full letter: 2019.06.14 Letter to DOS - U.S. Compliance with ICCPR FINAL

IABA Statement on Escalating Tensions and Risk of War with Iran

The Iranian-American Bar Association (IABA) expresses deep concern over escalating tensions between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States. Undoubtedly, further escalation will harm the interests of both nations, and continue to…

State Department Releases New Data Showing Dismal Waiver Approvals under the Travel Ban

On April 5, Senator Van Hollen released new data from the Department of State regarding the dismal approval rates for waivers (needed to obtain visas) under the Travel Ban: only 6% of people who apply actually receive waivers, while tens of…

Iranian American Community Advisory - Travel and Border 2019 Update

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English: Iranian American Community Advisory - Travel and Border 2019 UpdateDownload Farsi: Iranian American Community Advisory - Travel and Border 2019 Update - FarsiDownload