Resource: Meet the Plaintiffs in Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB) v. Trump

By: Scott Simpson

October 6, 2017

IAAB v. Trump, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, is the first major lawsuit brought against President Trump’s Muslim Ban 3.0. The plaintiffs in this action are Iranian Alliances Across Borders, an Iranian-American diaspora community organization, and six individual plaintiffs, all of whom are United States citizens or lawful permanent residents with Iranian relatives or spouses who will be blocked from coming to the United States. In order to protect themselves from violence and retaliation, all individual plaintiffs in this litigation are identified by pseudonyms. Learn more about some of their stories below.