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Asian Americans Advancing Justice Says No to Compromising Our Values

February 15, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Says No to Compromising Our Values Senate Bill Pitts Undocumented Youth Protections Against Lives of Other Immigrant Communities San Francisco, C.A. — February 15, 2018 — Today, the Senate is expected to vote on a compromise that offers a path to citizenship for a large portion of undocumented youth who would qualify for […]

Senators Offer Hateful Bills But Congress Must Remain Focused on DACA Priority

February 14, 2018

Some Senators Offer Hateful Bills But Congress Must Remain Focused on DACA Priority Asian American Civil Rights Organizations Reject These Plans And Call for a VoteOn A Clean DREAM Act San Francisco, C.A.— February 14, 2018 — Today, Republicans offered partisan anti-immigrant proposals for votes. These amendments are nothing more than an immigration reform in disguise while […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Opposes Funding Bill that Leaves Undocumented Youth Behind

February 8, 2018

MEDIA CONTACTS: Christina So, (415) 848-7728 Asian Americans Advancing Justice Opposes Funding Bill that Leaves Undocumented Youth Behind New Bipartisan Spending Bill Fails to Include Legislation on DACA San Francisco, C.A. — February 8, 2018 — Tonight, Congress is expected to vote on a budget to avoid another government shutdown. Once again, Congress is debating over a spending […]

Victory For Cambodian Communities In Lawsuit Against ICE

February 6, 2018

Media Contact: Christina So, Advancing Justice – ALC christinaso@advancingjustice-alc.org, 415-848-7728   Santa Ana, CA – The deportation of 92 Cambodian immigrants has been temporarily stopped by an Orange County judge. Yesterday Judge Cormac J. Carney granted an injunction that will extend the stay of deportation until at least February 5, 2018 and will remain in […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Deeply Saddened By Senate Failure to Defend Undocumented Youth

January 22, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Deeply Saddened By Senate Failure to Defend Undocumented Youth Civil Rights Organizations Committed to Continue Fighting for Immigrants   San Francisco, C.A. – Today, the Senate voted unanimously to reopen the government through February 8 without a solution for the 800,000 DACA recipients. Their refusal to resolve the DACA crisis that the […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice to Congress: Do Your Job!

January 20, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice to Congress: Do Your Job! Congress Missed Opportunity to Help Undocumented Youth Washington, DC — January 20, 2018 — President Trump and the Republicans would rather shut down the government than to provide a solution for 800,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients. Their refusal to resolve the DACA crisis, created by the […]

ADVANCING JUSTICE CONDEMNS PRESIDENT’S RACIST AND WHITE SUPREMACIST COMMENTS

January 12, 2018

ADVANCING JUSTICE CONDEMNS PRESIDENT’S RACIST AND WHITE SUPREMACIST COMMENTS White House Holding Back Deal on DACA and TPS   After an announcement that a group of bipartisan Senators had struck an immigration deal, Senators Dick Durbin and Lindsey Graham met with the administration to discuss the agreements reached. During that meeting in the Oval Office […]

Advancing Justice Applauds Federal Court Ruling to Halt Termination of DACA

January 10, 2018

Advancing Justice Applauds Federal Court Ruling to Halt Termination of DACA Relief is Temporary, Congress Needs to Provide a Permanent Solution   San Francisco, C.A. – January 10, 2018 – Last night a federal judge halted the administration’s termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that affords young immigrants the opportunity to work and go […]

Advancing Justice Condemns Termination of TPS for Nearly 200,000 Salvadorans

January 8, 2018

Advancing Justice Condemns Termination of TPS for Nearly 200,000 Salvadorans New Year Continues with More Anti-Immigration Moves from The White House Washington, DC — January 8, 2018 — The Trump administration announced its decision to terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Salvadorans in eighteen months. Asian Americans Advancing Justice, an affiliation of five Asian American civil rights […]

AAAJ Outraged at Delays on Dream Act, Calls for Resolution in January

December 21, 2017

AAAJ Outraged at Delays on Dream Act, Calls for Resolution in January Congress Passes Continuing Resolution but Fails to Include DREAM Act   Washington, D.C. – December 22, 2017 – Today Congress passed a continuing resolution to keep the government running but failed to include the DREAM Act as must-pass legislation before holiday recess.   […]

Advancing Justice Condemns Passage of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”

December 20, 2017

Advancing Justice Condemns Passage of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” New tax law will dismantle key provision of the Affordable Care Act, benefit the wealthy and corporations over working families   Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice) is extremely disappointed with today’s passage by both the House and Senate of  H.R.1 Tax Cuts and Jobs […]

Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus Statement on Passing of Mayor Ed Lee

December 12, 2017

Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus Statement on Passing of Mayor Ed Lee San Francisco, CA – December 12, 2017 – We were deeply distraught to hear that San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee passed away early this morning. Ed Lee worked for Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus between 1976 and 1989, starting as a […]

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