On June 18, Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-VA11) introduced a resolution focused on upholding the civil liberties and civil rights of Iranian Americans and condemning bigotry, violence, and discrimination. The day before, the Senate introduced a similar resolution (S.Res.626). The resolution honors the contributions of Iranian Americans to the American economy and society and calls for an investigation by the Department of Homeland Security into detentions of Iranian Americans at U.S. borders. After introduction, the resolution was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Homeland Security.
- Rep. Connolly (D-VA11) Introduces H.Res.1008