Hanna Ahmaripour interned with Senator Blumenthal during Fall 2021. She is a graduate student at American University where she pursues a Master’s degree in Public Administration & Policy.
Daniel Khoshkepazi interned with Senator Chris Van Hollen during Fall 2021. He also serves as the President of the Student Government Association at the University of Baltimore.
PAAIA condemns any attempt to undermine our nation’s democratic process and the will of the American people
PAAIA Announces the Civic Leadership Program, Significant Investment in Iranian American Youth Leadership
Civic Leadership Program is a new initiative which invests in youth leadership programs with the goal of creating a more engaged and empowered Iranian American community.
Dec. 7, 2021 – The Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA), a nonpartisan organization serving the interests of the Iranian American community, announced its support for the Conrad State 30 and Physician Access Reauthorization Act, a legislation
PAAIA is now accepting applications for the Spring 2022 Capitol Hill Internship Program! Deadline to apply is December 15th.
PAAIA congratulates Liliana Bakhtiari, Amir Farokhi, and Ramin Fatehi on a victorious Election Day!
PAAIA Issues Statement on Decision to Dismiss Charges Against Officers Involved in Death of Bijan Ghaisar
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), a nonpartisan organization serving the interests of the Iranian American community, released
Washington, DC – The Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization serving the interests of Iranian Americans, congratulates Samira Burns for her historic appointment as the Director in the Office of
A bipartisan congressional group today urged U.S. President Joe Biden to support the free flow of information and internet freedom for civil society in Iran by clarifying and updating allowable activities under the U.S. Treasury’s General License D-1 (GL D-1), which exempts the sale of personal communications tools from sanctions on Iran.
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.