Goli Ameri Sworn In as Assistant Secretary of State May 16, 2008 On May 12, 2008, against the backdrop of the historic Benjamin Franklin room at the U.S. State Department, an Iranian American, Goli Ameri,
Iranian Americans Receive Ellis Island Medal of Honor May 15, 2008 On May 10, 2008 six Iranian Americans received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor for outstanding achievement in their personal and professional lives coupled
Goli Ameri Appointed Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs April 28, 2008 Washington D.C. – On March 19, 2008, Goli Ameri was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and
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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.