December 23, 2017 Joint Press Statement of Iranian-American Organizations

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Washington, D.C. (December 23, 2017) – A coalition of Iranian American organizations, including Iranian American Bar Association (IABA), Pars Equality Center, and the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA), released the following joint statement regarding the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on Friday that the third version of President Trump’s travel ban should be partially blocked: “As Iranian American civil rights, advocacy, and legal organizations, we welcome the decision by the U.S. Court of …

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IRANIAN-AMERICAN ORGS FILE FEDERAL COURT CHALLENGE TO TRUMP TRAVEL BAN 2.0 Complaint Outlines Devastating Impact of Travel Ban on Iranian-American Families Washington, DC — Four prominent Iranian-American organizations renewed their challenge to the Trump Administration’s illegal and unconstitutional policies, filing papers to take on the President’s revised “Travel Ban” Executive Order. The organizations, joined by over 20 individual plaintiffs, have updated their existing lawsuit against the January 27th Travel Ban Executive Order, Pars Equality, et al …

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LAWYERS’ COMMITTEE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS UNDER LAW FILES FEDERAL LAWSUIT AGAINST TRUMP’S DISCRIMINATORY TRAVEL BAN EXECUTIVE ORDER WASHINGTON, D.C., February 9, 2017  — Today, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights under Law, in coordination with pro bono counsel, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP (APKS), Iranian-American civil rights lawyer Cyrus Mehri, partner of Washington, D.C.-based firm Mehri & Skalet, PLLC, and his firm, jointly filed an action in D.C. District Court to stop President Trump’s …