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  • 2020 NIAC INTERNSHIP PROGRAM February 17, 2020The National Iranian American Council (NIAC) is accepting internship applications to work with our team at our Washington, D.C. office.
  • Digital Organizer February 10, 2020The Digital Organizer is responsible for leading and managing NIAC’s digital advocacy and assisting with communications including member emails, online actions, website, social media, videos, graphics, and other online and printed materials. The Digital Organizer will also responsible for managing the digital engagement of volunteers.
  • NIAC Responds to Trump’s State of the Union Address February 5, 2020“The President also failed to talk about his cruel Muslim Travel Ban that separates Iranian-American families, his border policies that have infringed on the rights of Iranian Americans who have been treated as second class citizens, or his unexplained deportation of Iranian students. These policies are eroding the foundations of ...
  • NIAC Statement on the Expansion of the Muslim Ban January 31, 2020“Today’s expanded Muslim ban is yet another consequence of the courts and Congress allowing the President to discriminate against immigrant communities. This expansion, which clearly has no basis in an imminent national security threat, should further motivate lawmakers to take swift action that has been delayed too long. Fortunately, the ...
  • NIAC Statement on Discriminatory Order Issued to Customs and Border Patrol January 30, 2020Jamal Abdi, President of the National Iranian American Council (NIAC), issued the following statement on the publication of what appears to be the discriminatory order issued by the Seattle Field Office to Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) Officers which resulted in the outrageous and discriminatory detention of individuals of Iranian ...


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