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Congressman Marty Meehan to Host Immigration Forum for the Iranian-American Community

WASHINGTON, August 19, 2004 - As a result of the Iranian American Political Action Committee's (IAPAC) educational outreach efforts on Capitol Hill, Congressman Marty Meehan (D-5th/MA) will be hosting an Immigration Forum on the issues and realities facing the Iranian community. The conference will be held from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM at Suffolk University Law School in Boston on September 1, 2004, where we will discuss key immigration issues that are of concern to the Iranian American community of Greater Boston.

The program will include a panel of speakers who will address different aspects of the U.S. immigration process, specifically as it relates to Iranian and Iranian Americans. Points of discussion will include FBI background checks, delays in the processing of immigration cases, deportation and removal proceedings, as well as issues surrounding the NSEERS special registration program.

Scheduled panelists include Denis Riordan, the Boston District Director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly the INS), as well as a representative from the U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement office. Also speaking will be attorney Soroush R. Shehabi of the Iranian American Bar Association (IABA) and IAPAC, immigration attorney James Irani of New York City, and immigration attorney Banafsheh Akhlaghi of San Francisco.

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The Iranian American Political Action Committee is a registered bi-partisan federal political committee that contributes to candidates for federal office who are attuned to the domestic needs of the Iranian American community. IAPAC focuses exclusively on domestic policy issues such as civil rights and civil liberties, and encourages Iranian Americans to actively participate in the electoral process, to vote and run for political office.

... Payvand News - 8/21/04 ... --

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