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Asian Americans Advancing Justice Mourns Loss of Senator Daniel Akaka

April 6, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Mourns Loss of Senator Daniel Akaka Washington, D.C. —  April 6, 2018 — Asian Americans Advancing Justice mourns the death of Senator Daniel Akaka, who served in the House and Senate for three and a half decades. After being hospitalized for months, he passed away early this morning in Honolulu. He was […]

Diverse Groups File Amicus Briefs Asking the U.S. Supreme Court to Strike Down the Muslim Ban

April 3, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2018 CONTACT Hayley Burgess, media@nilc.org, 202-805-0375 Christina So, christinaso@advancingjustice-alc.org, 415-848-7728 CAIR National Litigation Director Lena Masri, lmasri@cair.com, 248-390-9784 CAIR Senior Litigation Attorney Gadeir Abbas, gabbas@cair.com, 720-251-0425 Diverse Groups File Amicus Briefs Asking the U.S. Supreme Court to Strike Down the Muslim Ban WASHINGTON — Hundreds of businesses, national security officials, […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Will Fight Addition of Citizenship Question in 2020 Census

March 27, 2018

For immediate release March 27, 2018   Asian Americans Advancing Justice Will Fight Addition of Citizenship Question in 2020 Census Advancing Justice calls on Commerce Department to stop hindering Census participation in communities of color Washington, D.C. — March 27, 2018 — On Monday night, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it would include […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Demands Apology from Secretary Zinke for Ignorant Remark Directed at Congresswoman Hanabusa

March 16, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Demands Apology from Secretary Zinke for Ignorant Remark Directed at Congresswoman Hanabusa Zinke Remark Proves Cultural Insensitivity Remains Prevalent in Politics and the U.S.  Washington, D.C. — March 16, 2018 — Today, Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice) called for U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, to issue a formal public apology to […]

Advancing Justice – CA Condemns Trump Administration’s Baseless Lawsuit

March 6, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2018   Media Contact: Christina So, Advancing Justice – ALC christinaso@advancingjustice-alc.org 415-848-7728 Advancing Justice – CA Condemns Trump Administration’s Baseless Lawsuit SACRAMENTO, CA — Today U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump Administration will sue California over the state’s sanctuary laws. Asian Americans Advancing Justice – California (Advancing […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemns Anti-Chinese Statements and Join Demand for a Meeting with FBI Director

March 1, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemns Anti-Chinese Statements and Join Demand for a Meeting with FBI Director   Washington, DC — March 1, 2018 — On February 13, 2018, during a U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, FBI director Christopher Wray made broad allegations that “professors, scientists, and students” of Chinese heritage in the United States are a threat to […]

Immigrant Rights Advocates Sue ICE to Stop Illegal Incarceration of Vietnamese Refugees

February 28, 2018

MEDIA CONTACT: Christina So, (415) 848-7728 christinaso@advancingjustice-alc.org   Immigrant Rights Advocates Sue ICE to Stop Illegal Incarceration of Vietnamese Refugees Nationwide class action charges ICE indefinitely detains Vietnamese refugees in violation of federal law Orange County, CA – Vietnamese refugees have filed a nationwide class action lawsuit challenging their detention by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  […]

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 […]

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