TRAVEL BAN LITIGATION UPDATE

TRAVEL BAN LITIGATION UPDATE Dear IABA Members and Supporters, We write to provide you with another victory in our ongoing litigation involving the Travel Ban (“Ban”). In another step towards justice for the tens of thousands…

IABA Statement on Recent Immigration Policy Updates

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IABA Statement on Recent Immigration Policy Updates WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Iranian American Bar Association (IABA) strongly opposes the Executive Order signed by President Biden on June 4, 2024, which blocks asylum seekers at the southern border,…

IABA STATEMENT REGARDING THE TRAGIC DEATH OF TYRE NICHOLS

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The Iranian American Bar Association ("IABA") mourns the tragic loss of Tyre Nichols, who was beaten to death by members of the Memphis Police Department on January 07, 2023. It is with great sadness that we write these words, yet again.…

IABA & Coalition Welcome UN Decision to Remove Iran from Commission on Status of Women

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The Iranian American Bar Association (IABA) and coalition of Iranian American organizations welcome a decision by the United Nations to expel Iran from the body's Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), an arm of the UN which is committed…

United Nations Establishes Fact-Finding Mission to Investigate Iran

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The Iranian American Bar Association (IABA) and a coalition of Iranian American organizations welcome a decision by the United Nations Human Rights Council to establish a fact-finding mission which will investigate the ongoing human rights…

IABA & Coalition of Iranian American Organizations Sign Letter Urging UN to Remove Iran from Commission on Status of Women

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The Iranian American Bar Association (IABA) and a coalition of Iranian American organizations have signed on to on to a new letter calling on the United Nations to expel Iran from the body's Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), an arm…

IABA STATEMENT REGARDING CONTINUING UNREST IN IRAN 

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The tragic death of Mahsa Zhina Amini, who died after being detained and assaulted by the morality police, has sparked widespread unrest and protests in Iran. The ongoing protests have resulted and continue to result in the deaths and detainment…

Statement Regarding Mahsa Amini

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Statement Regarding Mahsa Amini The Iranian American Bar Association (IABA) mourns, and is deeply saddened by, the tragic death of Mahsa Amini while in custody and sends its sincerest condolences to her family and loved ones. The IABA believes…

Federal court rules Biden administration must undo the harms of the Travel Bans and proactively reconsider denied visa applicants

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Families, Civil Rights Organizations Celebrate Court Decision that U.S. Government Must Redress Muslim Ban Harms Federal court rules Biden administration must undo the harms of the Muslim and African Bans and proactively reconsider denied visa…

IABA Statement On Virginia Attorney General Dismissing Charges in Killing of Bijan Ghaisar Case

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IABA Statement On Virginia Attorney General Dismissing Charges in Killing of Bijan Ghaisar Case The Iranian American Bar Association (IABA) is deeply dismayed by the Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares’s recent April 22, 2022 decision…