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Goodlatte’s Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Family Bill Exposes How Out of Touch House Republicans Are with America

June 13, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 13, 2018 CONTACT Dawn Le, 202-549-6798, dawn@generate.group     Goodlatte’s Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Family Bill Exposes How Out of Touch House Republicans Are with America “Family separation and mass deportation have become the end goals for these people who control Congress” says Immigrants, Families, and Faith Leaders  [https://www.facebook.com/advancingjusticeaajc/videos/988741114613371/] Washington, D.C. — Speaker Paul Ryan has promised […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemns Attorney General Sessions’ Unilateral Slashing of Asylum Protections

June 12, 2018

San Francisco, CA – June 12, 2018 –  U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday overturned the Board of Immigration Appeals’ (BIA) decision in Matter of A-B-. In his ruling, Sessions dismantled longstanding asylum protections for victims of domestic and gang violence.      Asian Americans Advancing Justice, an affiliation of five Asian American civil rights […]

$4.5 Million Citation Issued Against Popular Rangoon Ruby Restaurants

June 7, 2018

Media Contact: Christina So, Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus ChristinaSo@advancingjustice-alc.org 415-848-7728   $4.5 Million Citation Issued Against Popular Rangoon Ruby Restaurants San Francisco, CA – Today Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus announced a Labor Commissioner’s Office citation of over $4.5 million against popular Burmese restaurant chain Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine on behalf of […]

As Americans Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month this June: “For Trump, Every Day is Anti-Immigrant Day”

June 5, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Tuesday, June 5, 2018   CONTACT: Dawn Le, 202-549-6798   As Americans Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month this June: “For Trump, Every Day is Anti-Immigrant Day”  San Francisco, CA — From Day 1, the Trump administration has moved full-steam ahead in carrying out his anti-immigrant, anti-refugee agenda, taking his political party with him as they […]

Secretary DeVos is Wrong About Reporting Undocumented Students

May 25, 2018

Secretary DeVos is Wrong About Reporting Undocumented Students Asian Americans Advancing Justice Calls for Swift Correction from DOE   San Francisco, CA — May 25, 2018 — While testifying before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said that schools can decide whether to report undocumented students to Immigration […]

Trump Misleads America Attacking Family Immigration Laws

May 24, 2018

Trump Misleads America Attacking Family Immigration Laws Donald Trump Again Shows He Has No Respect For America’s Families, and Misleads America with Nativist, Fearmongering Attacks San Francisco, CA  — On his morning soapbox interview with “Fox & Friends,” President Trump attacked family-based immigration laws that have unified families in this country for nearly 50 years, lying […]

Advancing Justice Condemns Termination of TPS for Honduras

May 8, 2018

Advancing Justice Condemns Termination of TPS for Honduras  57,000 Immigrants in Danger Due to Administration’s Decision San Francisco, CA — May 7, 2018 — Over the weekend, the Trump administration announced its decision to terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for immigrants from Honduras in eighteen months. Asian Americans Advancing Justice, an affiliation of five Asian […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Blasts Racist Political Advertisement in West Virginia

May 7, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Blasts Racist Political Advertisement in West Virginia Advancing Justice outraged and exasperated at blatant racist statements Washington, DC — In a clearly anti-Asian advertisement featuring Don Blankenship – a candidate running in the West Virginia primary for U.S. Senate – speaking to camera, he denigrates Asians as “China people” and refers to Senate Majority […]

Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus and Plaintiffs Settle Tenant Protection Lawsuit

May 2, 2018

Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus and Plaintiffs Settle Tenant Protection Lawsuit Oakland, CA – 14 tenants in Oakland’s Chinatown have secured victory and the right to live in their homes, free from landlord abuses. The tenants settled their lawsuit against building owner James Kilpatrick, and the property management company, GreenGroup LP. The lawsuit was […]

San Francisco Chinatown Tenants File Lawsuit Against Predatory Landlord

May 1, 2018

San Francisco Chinatown Tenants File Lawsuit Against Predatory Landlord   Media Contact: Christina So, Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus, 415-848-7728, christinaso@advancingjustice-alc.org Aaron Kellogg, Ropes & Gray LLP, 617-235-4403, Aaron.Kellogg@ropesgray.com   San Francisco, CA – Today, the Community Tenants’ Association (CTA) and a group of tenants at 1350 Stockton Street filed a lawsuit against their landlord, […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Urges Congress to Intervene for Nepali TPS Holders

April 26, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Urges Congress to Intervene for Nepali TPS Holders Groups Want DHS to Reconsider Decision to End TPS in 2019 San Francisco, CA — Today, the Department of Homeland Security announced that it will terminate temporary protected status (TPS) for Nepal in one year on June 24, 2019. At that time, approximately 9,000 […]

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