25
May

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Amends Sanctions Bill to Protect Iran Nuclear Deal

Today, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) made amendments to two problematic provisions of the Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 (S.722). Over the course of the last few days, PAAIA met with several members of the SFRC to ensure the legislation is compliant with U.S. obligations under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)...
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19
May

PAAIA’s Statement on the Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017

Statement on the Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017: The Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) is concerned that the Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 (S.722) could potentially risk derailing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and fragment international cooperation over Iran’s nuclear program. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is...
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19
May

The Freedom Sculpture – A Shared Dream

The Freedom Sculpture A gift from the Iranian American Community, the Freedom Sculpture is truly a reflection of the values of tolerance, freedom, and appreciation of diversity July 4th, 2017 The Freedom Sculpture, a historic monument to diversity and inclusiveness, will be gifted to the City of Los Angeles on July 4th 2017 as a symbol of freedom...
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16
May

PAAIA Consults with Expert Immigration Attorney, Parastoo Zahedi, on the State Department’s Proposal for Tighter Visa Scrutiny

Washington, DC – Recently, the Trump Administration proposed stricter vetting procedures, including investigating social media profiles, to keep visa applicants who warrant additional scrutiny “in-connection-with terrorism or other national security-related visa ineligibilities” out of the country. The tighter vetting measures have been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a public comment period. ...
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16
May

PAAIA Congratulates Nine Iranian American Recipients of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor

On May 13th, 2017 nine highly accomplished Iranian Americans, including IA-100 member Mohammed Farzaneh, were awarded the 2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor for outstanding achievement in their personal and professional lives, as well as their commitment to the preservation of their Iranian culture and heritage and noteworthy citizenship to the United States. Established in...
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11
May

JUDGE STAYS CONSIDERATION OF PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION, ORDERS CASE TO MOVE FORWARD IN IRANIAN-AMERICAN ORGS CASE AGAINST TRUMP TRAVEL BAN

Contact: Christy Setzer, christy@newheightscommunications.com orAurora Matthews, aurora@newheightscommunications.com, 301-221-7984 May 11, 2017 JUDGE STAYS CONSIDERATION OF PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION, ORDERS CASE TO MOVE FORWARD IN IRANIAN-AMERICAN ORGS CASE AGAINST TRUMP TRAVEL BAN U.S. Federal Court Hears Iranian-Americans’ Stories, is Troubled by Government’s Actions Washington, D.C.—Today, federal judge Judge Tanya S. Chutkan issued an order staying her consideration...
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10
May

State Department Calls for Increased Visa Scrutiny, Including Social Media Investigation

Washington, DC – On May 4th, 2017, the Trump Administration proposed stricter vetting procedures, including investigating social media profiles, to keep visa applicants who warrant additional scrutiny “in-connection-with terrorism or other national security-related visa ineligibilities” out of the country. The extreme vetting process may require applicants to provide all prior passport numbers, five years’ worth of...
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10
May

PAAIA Interviews Tony Award Nominee Arian Moayed, Star of the Provocative Dual-Language Adaptation of Hamlet

New York, NY – Waterwell Theatre Company is undertaking a professional stage production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet set in 1917 Tehran, during the dawn of World War I. Performing Shakespeare’s words in both English and Farsi, Waterwell’s adaptation of Hamlet explores the shifting cultural identities that Persians were battling as the rest of the world was modernizing. With passages spoken in Farsi, this version of...
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10
May

Nurturing People-to-People Ties with Iran

Washington, DC – On Friday, May 5th, the Atlantic Council hosted a panel discussion on the relevance of people-to-people exhanges between Iran and the United States during these times of increasingly fraught tensions between the two countries. Opening the discussion, Acting Director for the Future of Iran Initiative, Barbara Slavin, noted that religious, medical, athletic,...
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