February 3, 2016
Support Legislation to Protect Dual Nationals from Discriminatory Visa Rules premium
Support Legislation to Protect Dual Nationals from Discriminatory Visa Rules Your members of Congress need to hear from you!  Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the U.S. Congress that would strip the discriminatory dual nationality provisions contained in the Visa Waiver Program reforms passed into law late last year. Europeans of Iranian origin have already […]
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December 12, 2015
We Are Petitioning The White House premium
It appears that Obama administration is supporting the proposed discriminatory visa-related legislation. PAAIA NexGen is taking action against the discriminatory repercussions of the Visa Waiver Program Improvement Act of 2015 (H.R. 158) by petitioning the Obama Administration. We will need 100,000 signatures and we believe we can get the necessary signatures if we come together […]
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December 12, 2015
The Obama administration is standing by visa-related legislation premium
The Obama administration is standing by visa-related legislation   From what it appears, the White House supports the visa related legislation. “Nearly three dozen House members, including some who voted in favor of the legislation, sent a letter to Senate leaders Friday urging them to remove the discriminatory provisions as that chamber examines the bill, […]
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December 11, 2015
Members of Congress Urge Congressional Leadership to Consider Improvements to Visa Waiver Bill Provisions premium
Members of Congress Urge Congressional Leadership to Consider Improvements to Visa Waiver Bill Provisions Special thanks to Representatives Michael Honda and Carolyn Maloney for speaking to PAAIA about this matter. The letter recommends that the provisions in the bill that discriminate based on dual citizenship solely on ancestry should be eliminated.
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December 11, 2015
Everything You Need to Know About the Visa Waiver Improvement Act of 2015 (H.R.158) premium
What is HR 158? The Visa Waiver Program Improvement Act is a White House backed, bipartisan effort to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to include terrorism risk as a factor when determining an alien’s eligibility to travel to the United States. The Visa Waiver Program currently allows citizens of 38 participating countries to travel […]
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December 10, 2015
Discriminatory Repercussions of Visa Waiver Program Improvement Act of 2015 (H.R. 158) premium
Discriminatory Repercussions of Visa Waiver Program Improvement Act of 2015 (H.R. 158) Washington, D.C. – The Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) today expressed urgent concerns with the Visa Waiver Program Improvement Act of 2015 (H.R. 158), as amended.  While the Iranian American community is dedicated to protecting America’s national security in light of […]
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