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Advancing Justice Urges Senate to Reject Tax Bill

November 17, 2017

San Francisco – Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice), an affiliation of five civil rights organizations, is disappointed by the U.S. House of Representatives’ 227-205 vote to pass H.R.1, “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”. This tax bill would massively cut programs like Medicaid and Medicare. As the bill moves to the Senate, whose own tax […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemns Termination of TPS for Nicaragua

November 7, 2017

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemns Termination of TPS for Nicaragua Civil Rights Groups Urge Administration to Reconsider Decision   Yesterday, the Trump administration announced its decision to terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Nicaragua and determined that more information is necessary regarding the TPS designation of Honduras. Asian Americans Advancing Justice, an affiliation […]

MUSLIM & CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS CONDEMN TRUMP’S CALL FOR MORE ISLAMOPHOBIC POLICIES IN WAKE OF NYC TRAGEDY

November 3, 2017

San Francisco – In the wake of the attack on the people of New York City this week, President Trump released a variety of xenophobic proposals aimed at hurting immigrant and Muslim communities. Threatening to “end chain migration,” terminating the long-standing diversity lottery program, abandoning due process and civil liberties, the President is attempting to exploit Tuesday’s attacks […]

Civil Rights Advocates File Lawsuit to Stop ICE Raids on Cambodian Refugees

November 1, 2017

San Francisco, CA – Cambodian refugees detained in recent raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have filed a nationwide class action lawsuit challenging their unlawful arrests. Since early October, ICE has rounded up over a hundred Cambodian refugees with deportation orders, making these the largest raids ever to target the Cambodian community. Nearly 2000 […]

MUSLIM & CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS RESPOND TO YET ANOTHER ATTACK ON MUSLIM REFUGEES BY THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION

October 25, 2017

MUSLIM & CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS RESPOND TO YET ANOTHER ATTACK ON MUSLIM REFUGEES BY THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION   San Francisco, CA – Today, the Trump Administration announced it would continue to restrict refugees from 10 Muslim-majority nations by imposing new security measures put in place to discriminate against Muslims. While the Administration’s latest executive order does […]

American Muslim and Civil Rights Groups Respond to U.S. District Court Injunction Against Muslim Ban 3.0  

October 17, 2017

American Muslim and Civil Rights Groups Respond to U.S. District Court Injunction Against Muslim Ban 3.0   San Francisco, CA – Today, the U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson granted a nationwide temporary restraining order blocking the latest version of President Trump’s unconstitutional and discriminatory Muslim Ban, which barred travelers, refugees, and immigrants from the […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Stands Up for Affected Communities At #NoMuslimBanEver Rally in Washington, D.C. As Courts Continue to Block Muslim Ban 3.0

October 18, 2017

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Stands Up for Affected Communities At #NoMuslimBanEver Rally in Washington, D.C. As Courts Continue to Block Muslim Ban 3.0 Washington, D.C.— On Wednesday, October 18th, hundreds of concerned American Muslims and their allies will come from all over the country to hold a major #NoMuslimBanEver rally and march in front of the White […]

Advancing Justice-CA Applauds Enactment of Legislation to Ensure Safe Schools for Undocumented Immigrant Students

October 16, 2017

Advancing Justice-CA Applauds Enactment of Legislation to Ensure Safe Schools for Undocumented Immigrant Students Governor signs AB 699 bill to uphold students’ right to a public education regardless of immigration status Asian Americans Advancing Justice – CA (Advancing Justice-CA), applauds Governor Brown for signing Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell’s AB 699. Cosponsored by the College for All Coalition, of which […]

California Religious Freedom Act Becomes Law

October 16, 2017

California Religious Freedom Act Becomes Law Federal government is now prohibited from mining California databases to build Muslim Registry Asian Americans Advancing Justice-CA (Advancing Justice-CA), celebrates the signing of SB 31, Senator Ricardo Lara’s California Religious Freedom Act, into law. Cosponsored by Advancing Justice-CA, ACLU, and CAIR, California Chapter, SB 31 prevents the federal government […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – California Applauds Gov. Brown for Signing AB 918 into Law

October 16, 2017

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – California Applauds Gov. Brown for Signing AB 918 into Law Civil Rights Organizations Encouraged that California WIll Now Be Nationwide Leader on Ensuring Voting Access for All Eligible Voters Media Contacts: Christina So, 415-848-7728, christinaso@advancingjustice-alc.org Sacramento, CA – Asian Americans Advancing Justice – California (Advancing Justice-CA)  applauds Governor Brown for […]

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