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Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus, Partner Orgs File SCOTUS Amicus Brief Supporting Muslim Communities’ Constitutional Rights in FBI v. Fazaga

September 29, 2021

For Immediate Release: September 29, 2021 Contact: Lande Watson, landew@advancingjustice-alc.org, 650-291-3300 Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus, Partner Orgs File SCOTUS Amicus Brief Supporting Muslim Communities’ Constitutional Rights in FBI v. Fazaga Landmark case will decide whether communities subjected to suspicionless surveillance can hold the government accountable for violating Constitutional guarantees of freedom of religion, […]

The Fight is Not Over – Asian Americans Advancing Justice Urges Confidence Despite Parliamentarian’s First Ruling on Legalization

September 21, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2021 Contact: Mary Tablante, Advancing Justice | AAJC, 202-604-1453 Liza Ameen, Advancing Justice | Los Angeles, 213-977-7500 x258 Niketa Kumar, Advancing Justice | ALC James Woo, Advancing Justice | Atlanta, 404-585-8446 Kevin Hsia, Advancing Justice | Chicago, 773-271-0899 x 258    The Fight is Not Over – Asian Americans Advancing […]

Civil Rights Groups to White House: Discriminatory ‘National Security’ Policies Must End 

September 20, 2021

For Immediate Release: September 20, 2021 Contact: Niketa Kumar, niketak@advancingjustice-alc.org, (610) 659-2544 Jen Nessel, jnessel@ccrjustice.org, (212) 614-6449   Civil Rights Groups to White House: Discriminatory ‘National Security’ Policies Must End  New Memorandum from Leading Civil Rights Advocates Documents the Most Egregious Federal Programs that Surveil, Profile, and Criminalize Black, African, Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Celebrates as House Judiciary Committee Moves Forward on Pathway to Citizenship and Clearing the Family Immigration Backlog

September 14, 2021

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Celebrates as House Judiciary Committee Moves Forward on Pathway to Citizenship and Clearing the Family Immigration Backlog   Washington, D.C.—Sept. 14, 2021—Last night, the House Judiciary Committee passed out of committee the immigration legislation in the FY 22 Budget Reconciliation Package that included a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented […]

Breaking: Bill to end prison-to-deportation pipeline heads to CA Senate floor

August 26, 2021

Breaking: Bill to end prison-to-deportation pipeline heads to CA Senate floor Led by directly affected community members, momentum builds to pass #VISIONAct   Sacramento, CA — This afternoon, the Appropriations Committee of the California Senate approved the VISION Act, AB 937 by Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo. The measure now heads to the Senate floor, where a […]

Coalition of Over 100 Muslim and Immigrants’ Rights Groups Call on President Biden to Broaden Visa Eligibility and Increase Support for Afghans Seeking Refuge in United States 

August 18, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ON August 18, 2021  CONTACT: Yasmin Hamidi yasminhamidi@gmail.com; 917.860.6828   Coalition of Over 100 Muslim and Immigrants’ Rights Groups Call on President Biden to Broaden Visa Eligibility and Increase Support for Afghans Seeking Refuge in United States  WASHINGTON, DC — Members of the No Muslim Ban Ever coalition, the largest grassroots campaign […]

Workers at Popular Chinatown Restaurant Win $1.61 Million in Massive Wage Theft Settlement

August 17, 2021

Media Contacts:  Tiffany Louie, Chinese Progressive Association (415) 326-6513 media-requests@cpasf.org  Lande Watson, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus (415) 212-8588 landew@advancingjustice-alc.org   Workers at Popular Chinatown Restaurant Win $1.61 Million in Massive Wage Theft Settlement Victory Stands Out in an Industry Known for Undercutting Workers SF Restaurant Workers Highlight Good Jobs and Fair […]

ACLU of Northern California and Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus File Amicus Brief Supporting Siskiyou County Hmong Community’s Civil Rights 

August 16, 2021

ACLU of Northern California and Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus File Amicus Brief Supporting Siskiyou County Hmong Community’s Civil Rights  Amid growing calls for justice in Siskiyou County, California, as the local Hmong community encounters horrific systemic racism and discrimination from local officials and law enforcement, Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus and the […]

Fair Districting Builds an Inclusive Democracy 

August 13, 2021

Fair Districting Builds an Inclusive Democracy  Building on new Census data, Asian Americans Advancing Justice empowers communities to increase Asian American and Pacific Islander political representation     San Francisco, CA – August 13, 2021 – The U.S. Census Bureau released data that will significantly impact the way our communities are represented in electoral districts across the country. This includes city councils, school boards, state legislatures, and congressional districts. Every ten years, through […]

Asian American Civil Rights Organizations Calls Passage of Senate Budget Resolution a Historic Step for Immigrant Rights

August 12, 2021

Washington, D.C.—August 12, 2020—Yesterday, the Senate budget resolution passed along party lines and included increased funding for education, climate change, healthcare, childcare, economic aid for families, and a pathway to citizenship for millions of immigrants. It now moves to the House to take up the budget resolution. Asian Americans Advancing Justice, an affiliation of five […]

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