PAAIA trustee Shiva Sarram recently spent some time in Jordan to visit programs that are being implemented by Blossom Hill Foundation, a non-profit organization she founded in 2009. Blossom Hill’s vision is a world where children affected by war and conflict thrive.
From July 10 – 15, PAAIA’s Civic Leadership Program hosted our first Civic Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C.! Thirty-two Iranian American high schoolers and counselors from fifteen states across the country came together for a transformative
PAAIA celebrates news that the House has passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which PAAIA helped spearhead.
PAAIA announces Nadia Akbari, Emma Shahabi, and Sarah Shahabi as the Summer 2022 Public Service Fellows…
Michelle Siri, candidate for Lt. Governor, is the Executive Director of the Women’s Law Center of Maryland, a statewide non-profit which fights for the physical safety, economic security, and bodily autonomy of women in Maryland through legal services and legislative advocacy.
For Immediate Release Contact: Layla Sharaf Email: email@example.com Washington, DC – PAAIA is happy to share that the Civic Leadership Program is officially launched! Last Sunday, we were joined by actor Arian Moayed, Phoenix City Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari, City
For Immediate Release Contact: Aman Ardalan Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (202) 828-8370 Washington, DC – Today, the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) issued the following statement in response to news that the Department of
Happy #PrideMonth! This June, PAAIA once again joins the LGBTQ+ community in celebrating Pride Month, a time of activism, celebration, hope, visibility, and solidarity. This year, we are proud to honor the incredible work of
by Leila Pearson This past Spring semester, I had the opportunity to intern on Capitol Hill with the office of Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut. I began the internship in February, where I assisted the
Donate to PAAIA’s IA-100 to continue our hard work in reuniting families
PAAIA is working towards passing the TFVA which will create a new visa category that will allow the family members of U.S. citizens and permanent residents to visit from abroad. Currently, family members must apply to visit their relatives in the U.S. through B-2 visas which results in an unnecessarily high denial rate due to presumptions that the applicants intend to immigrate. The new visa category created by the TFVA will provide an opportunity for family members to visit their U.S. relatives without the worry of visa overstays.