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9th Circuit upholds SB 54, “Sanctuary State law”

April 18, 2019

9th Circuit upholds SB 54, “Sanctuary State law” Court deals Trump another defeat on Sanctuary; Immigrant rights groups will continue fight to expose injustice of detention San Francisco, CA – Today, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Trump administration’s attempt to suspend California’s sanctuary state law, known as […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Welcomes Legislation to Protect Immigrants

March 26, 2019

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Welcomes Legislation to Protect Immigrants March 26, 2019—Washington, D.C.— Today, Senators Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced the 2019 Dream Act, and Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced the 2019 Secure Act – both bills provide support and protection to immigrant communities who have been […]

Statement on Supreme Court Immigration Ruling

March 19, 2019

  Statement on Supreme Court Immigration Ruling WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court today issued a decision on Nielsen v. Preap, a case focused on bond hearings for immigrants who are not immediately transferred from criminal to immigration custody. Mony Preap was born in a refugee camp after his parents fled the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. […]

Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus Delivers Recommendations For Implementing Pardon & Commutation Law to Governor Newsom

March 18, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 18, 2019   Contact: Christina So christinaso@advancingjustice-alc.org (415) 848-7728   Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus Delivers Recommendations For Implementing Pardon & Commutation Law to Governor Newsom   SACRAMENTO, CA – Today Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus (Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus) met with members of Governor […]

Value Our Families Supports The Dream and Promise Act

March 12, 2019

For Immediate Release: March 12, 2019 Contact: Yoli Navas at 561-990-9029 or yoli@npstrategygroup.com Value Our Families Supports The Dream and Promise Act Washington, DC – Earlier today, legislators announced The Dream and Promise Act of 2019, a new bill providing permanent protections for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipients and TPS (Temporary Protected Status) and […]

Government Agrees to Temporarily Halt Termination of Temporary Protected Status for Honduras and Nepal

March 12, 2019

For Immediate Release March 12, 2019 Media Contacts: NDLON, Viridiana Vidal, 702-206-2110, vvidal@ndlon.org   GOVERNMENT AGREES TO TEMPORARILY HALT TERMINATION OF TEMPORARY PROTECTED STATUS FOR HONDURAS AND NEPAL Under the agreement, one hundred thousand TPS holders from Honduras and Nepal would maintain their status pending the outcome of litigation challenging TPS terminations   San Francisco, CA—Today, […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Denounces White House Fiscal Year 2020 Budget

March 12, 2019

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Denounces White House Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Urges Congress to Reduce Funding for Mass Detention, Deportations, and the Border Wall   WASHINGTON, D.C. — March 12, 2019 ― The White House budget released yesterday includes a drastic increase in immigration detention and deportation funding while significantly cutting funding across the board […]

Congress Must Pass the Dream and Promise Act to Protect DACA and TPS Recipients

March 12, 2019

Congress Must Pass the Dream and Promise Act to Protect DACA and TPS Recipients The bill is an essential first step to protect immigrant communities   ATLANTA, GA — Today, Congress introduced H.R. 6—The Dream and Promise Act—which would provide permanent protection from deportation for immigrant youth and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced […]

Members of Congress, AAPI organizations denounce increased detention and deportations of Southeast Asian Americans

February 27, 2019

Members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, AAPI organizations denounce increased detention and deportations of Southeast Asian Americans Washington, DC – Earlier today, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Southeast Asia Resource Action Center, Southeast Asian Freedom Network, and the Vietnamese Anti-Deportation Network held a press conference in collaboration with the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus […]

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