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 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

Plaintiff’s Complaint Challenging the Waiver Process in the Travel Ban

https://iaba.us/wp-content/uploads/Plaintiffs-Complaint-Challenging-the-Waiver-Process-in-the-Travel-Ban.pdf

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…

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…

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…

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…