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Advancing Justice Condemns Anti-Muslim Hate Attack and Fatal Stabbing in Portland, Oregon By A White Supremacist

May 27, 2017

San Francisco, CA – Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice), a national affiliation of five civil rights organizations, releases the following statement in response to yesterday’s tragic attack in Portland: Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice) extends our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the two men fatally stabbed and another male victim seriously injured […]

A Civil and Human Rights Win – Block on Muslim Ban Stands

May 25, 2017

A Civil and Human Rights Win – Block on Muslim Ban Stands Advancing Justice Applauds Court Decision to Keep Block on Muslim Ban 2.0 San Francisco, CA — May 25, 2017 ― Today the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, VA refused to lift the injunction on President Trump’s “Muslim Ban 2.0” executive order saying […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Denounces the White House Budget

May 23, 2017

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Denounces the White House Budget Urges Congress to Reduce Funding for Mass Deportations and Detention San Francisco, CA — May 23, 2017 ― The White House budget released today includes a significant increase in immigration deportation funding while drastically cutting domestic programs that support growth and provide a safety net to millions […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Joins Over 30 Civil Rights Groups in Condemning Proposed “Backdoor Muslim Ban”

May 19, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Christina So, christinaso@advancingjustice-alc, 415-848-7728 ASIAN AMERICANS ADVANCING JUSTICE JOINS OVER 30 CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS IN CONDEMNING PROPOSED “BACKDOOR MUSLIM BAN” Civil Rights Coalition Files Comprehensive Letter Opposing Visa Extreme Vetting Proposal as Newest Attempt to Immediately Implement Trump’s Twice-Failed Muslim Ban (San Francisco, CA) – Asian Americans Advancing Justice (“Advancing Justice”) strongly […]

New Voting Commission Is Pretext for Voter Suppression and Discrimination

May 11, 2017

New Voting Commission Is Pretext for Voter Suppression and Discrimination Civil Rights Groups Raise Major Concerns With Announcement of Election Integrity Commission Washington, DC – May 11, 2017 – Today the president issued an executive order to create a Presidential Commission on Election Integrity. The commission is expected to study “vulnerabilities” in U.S. voting systems, but […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Supports Xiaoxing Xi

May 10, 2017

ASIAN AMERICANS ADVANCING JUSTICE SUPPORTS XIAOXING XI Groups support Temple University Professor Xiaoxing Xi as he files lawsuit against FBI agents to demand justice for his wrongful prosecution PHILADELPHIA, PA – Renowned American scientist and Temple University Professor Xiaoxing Xi has brought a lawsuit in federal court in Philadelphia against the FBI agents who conducted […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – CA Unveils New Report Revealing That Translated Resources Fail Limited-English Proficient Voters

May 10, 2017

ASIAN AMERICANS ADVANCING JUSTICE – CA UNVEILS NEW REPORT REVEALING THAT TRANSLATED RESOURCES FAIL LIMITED-ENGLISH PROFICIENT VOTERS Civil rights organization offers one-click access to open-access data and most in-depth analysis of language access in California elections ever produced Contact: Christina So, christinaso@advancingjustice-alc.org, 415-848-7728 San Francisco, CA – May 10, 2017 – Today, Asian Americans Advancing Justice […]

Chinese American Professor, Xiaoxing Xi, Files Lawsuit Against FBI Agents to Demand Justice for His Wrongful Prosecution

May 10, 2017

Contact: Christina So, christinaso@advancingjustice-alc.org, 415-848-7728 Philadelphia, PA – Professor Xiaoxing Xi, a renowned American scientist who was wrongfully prosecuted by the U.S. government in 2015 and accused of spying for China, has brought a lawsuit in federal court in Philadelphia against the FBI agents who conducted the investigation against him. Professor Xi seeks to hold […]

Civil Rights & Community Organizations File “Muslim Ban” Amicus Brief in 4th Circuit

May 8, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 5/8/17 Contact: Christina So, christinaso@advancingjustice-alc.org, 415-848-7728 San Francisco, CA – A group of organizations serving the Muslim community filed an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on the government’s attempt to remove a block placed on President Donald Trump’s “Muslim Ban” […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Applauds Federal Court Decision Blocking Trump’s Anti-Sanctuary Orders

April 26, 2017

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Applauds Federal Court Decision Blocking Trump’s Anti-Sanctuary Orders Groups urge courts and policymakers to continue to stand up against anti-immigrant sentiments FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Christina So, ChristinaSo@advancingjustice-alc.org, 415-848-7728 San Francisco, CA  – U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick issued a nationwide preliminary injunction yesterday blocking the Trump administration from carrying […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus attending 5k Hella Undocu Run- NO WALL NO BANS with Danny Thongsy and 6 others at Lake Merritt.

Pre and post race photo from today's 5k hella undocu run in Oakland with ASPIRE - Asian Students Promoting Immigrant Rights through Education. We ran to support our immigrant communities and stand for justice #nobannowallnoraids #immigrantpower
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Pre and post race photo from todays 5k hella undocu run in Oakland with ASPIRE - Asian Students Promoting Immigrant Rights through Education. We ran to support our immigrant communities and stand for justice #nobannowallnoraids #immigrantpower
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