|Open Letter to 2016 Presidential Candidates from Prominent Iranian Americans|
Washington, DC - Thirty-five prominent Iranian Americans, consisting of current and former government officials, foreign policy experts, scientists, business leaders, authors and media personalities, sent an open letter urging the 2016 presidential candidates to refrain from broad generalizations about the Iranian people when discussing the prospective nuclear agreement taking shape between the P5+1 and Iran.
|Cyrus Copeland Investigates in New Book, Was Dad a Spy?|
June 18, 2015, Washington DC - Searching for the truth behind allegations that his American father was a CIA spy in Iran, Cyrus Copeland has crafted a gripping memoir. Off the Radar: A Father's Secret, A Mother's Heroism, and A Son's Quest takes readers through a dramatic, yet witty journey in understanding his dual Iranian and American identity.
|PAAIA NexGen Presents 2015 NexGen Leadership Conference|
June 5, 2015, Washington, DC - The Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans is proud to announce that the second annual NexGen Leadership Conference will take place on July 31-August 2, 2015 at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California.
|Lawmakers Join in Solidarity with Families of American Detainees in Iran|
June 4, 2015, Washington, DC - The family members of three American detainees in Iran and a missing fourth American, came together for the first time Tuesday to testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee at a hearing preceding the markup of the bipartisan measure calling on Iran to immediately release all United States citizens missing or detained within its borders.
|PAAIA NexGen Introduces New Board for 2015|
June 6, 2015, Washington, DC - PAAIA NexGen is proud to announce the 2015 National NexGen Board has been reorganized with a renewed commitment to strengthen the next generation of Iranian American leaders.
|US House of Representatives Approves Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015|
May 14, 2015, Washington DC - The US House of Representatives today approved the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 by a margin of 400 to 25. The vote comes a week after the Senate overwhelmingly approved the act, which will grant congressional oversight and potential vote on any deal with Iran over its nuclear program.
|District Court Rejects Challenge to Dismiss Discrimination Claims in Tabaddor Case|
May 7, 2015, Los Angeles, CA - In a ruling issued on April 23rd, U.S. District Judge George Wu rejected a motion by the federal government to dismiss Iranian American immigration judge Ashley Tabaddor's claim against the Department of Justice for employment discrimination based on race or national origin and gave her leave to amend a claim of religious discrimination.
|The Hill - Iranians Like America: We Should Take Advantage|
May 4, 2015, Washington, D.C. - As the U.S. Senate deliberates on legislation that would require the Obama administration to submit any nuclear agreement with Iran to Congress, lawmakers would be wise to also implement policies that would support and engage one of the United States' greatest assets in the Middle East - the Iranian people.