Do US-Iranians want closer ties with Iran?
25 June 2014 Last updated at 23:36 BST
The ongoing conflict in Iraq has prompted speculation about possible co-ordination with Iran to defeat a common enemy.
An easing of US sanctions in exchange for some nuclear concessions has already allowed the talks between the UN's five permanent members and Iran to continue.
But what would America's Iranian diaspora think about closer ties?
Alastair Leithead reports from California's 'Tehrangeles'.