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California Religious Freedom Act Becomes Law

October 16, 2017

California Religious Freedom Act Becomes Law Federal government is now prohibited from mining California databases to build Muslim Registry Asian Americans Advancing Justice-CA (Advancing Justice-CA), celebrates the signing of SB 31, Senator Ricardo Lara’s California Religious Freedom Act, into law. Cosponsored by Advancing Justice-CA, ACLU, and CAIR, California Chapter, SB 31 prevents the federal government […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – California Applauds Gov. Brown for Signing AB 918 into Law

October 16, 2017

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – California Applauds Gov. Brown for Signing AB 918 into Law Civil Rights Organizations Encouraged that California WIll Now Be Nationwide Leader on Ensuring Voting Access for All Eligible Voters Media Contacts: Christina So, 415-848-7728, christinaso@advancingjustice-alc.org Sacramento, CA – Asian Americans Advancing Justice – California (Advancing Justice-CA)  applauds Governor Brown for […]

Administration Uses Immigrant Youth As Bargaining Chip Advancing Justice Says Congress Cannot Allow Trading of Immigrants’ Lives

October 9, 2017

Administration Uses Immigrant Youth As Bargaining Chip Advancing Justice Says Congress Cannot Allow Trading of Immigrants’ Lives San Francisco, C.A. — October 9, 2017 — On Sunday, the Trump administration released a list of reprehensible immigration policy demands that threaten pending legislation in Congress to offer a path to citizenship to over a million undocumented immigrants who entered the […]

Faith and Civil Rights Groups Welcome Oakland’s Historic New Law Protecting Against FBI Abuses

October 4, 2017

Faith and Civil Rights Groups Welcome Oakland’s Historic New Law Protecting Against FBI Abuses Law Takes Immediate Effect OAKLAND, CA – Yesterday evening, Oakland reaffirmed its commitment to protecting its Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and South Asian (AMEMSA) communities from the Trump administration’s abuses by unanimously enacting a simple, yet powerful law that requires Oakland […]

GROUPS VOW TO CONTINUE TO FIGHT DISCRIMINATORY MUSLIM BAN, WILL RALLY ON OCTOBER 18TH

September 25, 2017

Media Contact: Charlie DiPasquale | 240-481-6632 |cdipasquale@skdknick.com   GROUPS VOW TO CONTINUE TO FIGHT DISCRIMINATORY MUSLIM BAN, WILL RALLY ON OCTOBER 18TH SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Following yesterday’s announcement by the Trump administration of its newest Muslim Ban, the U.S. Supreme Court has canceled the October 10 oral arguments and asked the parties in the case for additional briefing to be […]

Civil Rights Groups Condemn Trump’s Latest Muslim Ban

September 24, 2017

Media Contact: Marcos Rodriguez | (559) 920-0534 | mmaciel@skdknick.com Charlie DiPasquale | (240) 481-6632 | CDiPasquale@skdknick.com   CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS CONDEMN TRUMP’S LATEST MUSLIM BAN Administration Expands Muslim Ban Making Entry into U.S. Even More Restrictive   SAN FRANCISCO, CA – This evening, the Trump Administration announced its new, discriminatory Muslim and Refugee Ban to include North Korea, Venezuela, and Muslim-majority Chad, and […]

CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS CONDEMN TRUMP’S ANTICIPATED NEW MUSLIM BAN

September 22, 2017

Trump Administration Attempts to Sanitize an Unconstitutional & Discriminatory Policy SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Today, the Trump Administration announced it would revamp its discriminatory Muslim and refugee ban to possibly include more targeted, tougher restrictions that would affect a larger number of countries before the current 90-day ban ends on Sunday.  If this occurs, it […]

Immigrant rights groups: SB 54 an important step forward

September 11, 2017

Today, the following immigrant and civil rights organizations – ACLU of California, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – California, California Immigrant Policy Center, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, National Day Laborer Organizing Network, and PICO California – released the statement below: The final version of SB 54 unveiled today will advance protections for immigrants […]

Advancing Justice Urges Trump to Uphold DACA

August 25, 2017

Advancing Justice Urges Trump to Uphold DACA DACA is a common sense, successful policy San Francisco, C.A. – The news outlet Axios broke news that President Trump is seriously considering ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program which has transformed the lives of about 800,000 young people, including 16,772 Asian American immigrant youth. Asian […]

Advancing Justice Condemns the Acts of Terror and Hate Displayed By White Supremacists

August 12, 2017

Affiliation Calls on President to Denounce White Supremacist Violence San Francisco, C.A. — August 12, 2017 — The world witnessed a domestic act of terror and an ugly display of hate as white supremacists marched in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend. Yesterday, white nationalists turned their violent message into action as a driver plowed into a […]

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