National Iranian American Council
But one expert warns the clashes "represent one of the most serious challenges to the Islamic Republic since its inception.”
Tehran blames "enemies of Iran," and President Donald Trump is inflaming tensions. But the real motive is unsolved economic, social and political grievances.
Customs and Border Protection officials said they booted the researcher and his family for reasons unrelated to President Donald Trump's travel ban.
As a result of Trump-imposed ban, nationals of 7 countries face onerous restrictions “I, Saira Rafiee, Ph.D. student of political
Director Asghar Farhadi is one Oscar nominee who could miss the ceremony.
People are being turned away at airports.
Taraneh Alidoosti called the policy "a racist move and unacceptable."
The community has demonstrated political power, but it must do more to offset a potential blow to U.S.-Iran relations in these uncertain times.
Looking ahead, it is the responsibility of Democrats to finish what Obama has started. In order to do so, they must recognize that reverting to a militaristic mindset and abandoning diplomacy threatens both the JCPOA and potential solutions to each of the additional aforementioned policy challenges.
The motives behind these arrests have been lucidly explained, but news of detained Iranian Americans dies when there are no developments on the ground.
Secretary Clinton is telling Americans that we should do more of the same in the Middle East, and that is precisely the policy prescription that helped develop al-Qaeda and ISIS in the first place. The U.S. needs to forge pragmatic, functioning relations throughout the region to maximize its flexibility and reduce security threats as they evolve.
It's not that too many Muslim immigrants are causing a safety hazard by coming to America--it's that too many of us are coming and self-segregating. There is a lot -- I repeat, a lot -- of structural and institutional racism that goes into this segregation, but it is also at least in part undeniably willful.