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Apr

Congressional Round Up

Congress is considering a number of legislative initiatives that may be of interest to the Iranian American community.  The PAAIA Public Policy Center is pleased to provide a round-up on the status of the legislation. In general, PAAIA focuses on bills and congressional actions concerning three areas: civil liberties, foreign policy towards Iran, and immigration.  PAAIA recognizes that it is important that Iranian Americans be informed about legislative initiatives in these areas and the positions that their members of Congress take concerning them.

BILLS & RESOLUTIONS

Foreign Policy

H.R.4357: A bill to deny admission to any representative to the UN who has engaged in espionage, poses a threat to US, or has engaged in terrorist activity

On April 1, 2014, Representative Doug Lamborn (R-CO/5th) introduced H.R.4357. The legislation gained a total of 49 co-sponsors and has been referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. On April 10, 2014, H.R.4357 passed the House and now awaits the President’s signature.

H.R.4357 would deny admission to the United States to any representative to the United Nations who has engaged in espionage activities against the United States, poses a threat to United States national security interests, or has engaged in a terrorist activity against the United States.

 

Click here to view all of the current proposed legislation and policies that impact our community.

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