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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 […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – California Welcomes Liza Chu As New Policy Manager

February 20, 2019

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – California Welcomes Liza Chu As New Policy Manager Former Legislative Aide Will Focus On Advancing Policy Priorities for Immigrant Communities Sacramento, CA — Asian Americans Advancing Justice-California (Advancing Justice-CA), a joint project between Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus (Advancing Justice-ALC) and Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA), is […]

 Asian Americans Advancing Justice Opposes the President’s Illegal Vanity Wall

February 15, 2019

For Immediate Release   Asian Americans Advancing Justice Opposes the President’s Illegal Vanity Wall February 15, 2019—Washington, D.C.—Today, President Trump declared a national emergency to build additional miles of destructive border wall, following Congress’ passage of a bill that allocates an additional $1.375 billion in wall funding. Asian Americans Advancing Justice, an affiliation of five civil […]

Advancing Justice – CA Commends Governor Newsom on Withdrawing Troops at Southern Border

February 11, 2019

Advancing Justice – CA Commends Governor Newsom on Withdrawing Troops at Southern Border Sacramento, CA — This morning, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced he will withdraw over 350 of the state’s National Guard troops from the southern border. The troops will be redirected to support California’s fire agency as well as focus on international criminal […]

TPS Holders from Honduras and Nepal Sue Trump Administration to Prevent Unlawful Deportation of 100,000 People

February 11, 2019

MEDIA CONTACT B. Loewe bloewe@onpoint.pro, 773-791-4668 Viridiana Vidal vvidal@nrealmedia.com, 702-206-2110 TPS Holders from Honduras and Nepal Sue Trump Administration to Prevent Unlawful Deportation of 100,000 People TPS Terminations, Motivated by Racism, Would Tear Families Apart San Francisco – Six adults with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and two U.S. citizen children of TPS holders filed a class-action lawsuit today seeking […]

Advancing Justice – ALC & Advancing Justice – LA Applaud Dismissal of Higginson v. Becerra, et al. by Southern District Court of California

February 4, 2019

Advancing Justice – ALC & Advancing Justice – LA Applaud Dismissal of Higginson v. Becerra, et al. by Southern District Court of California Poway, CA – Civil rights organizations Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus (Advancing Justice – ALC) and Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Advancing Justice – LA) applaud today’s dismissal […]

Advocates and Directly Impacted Communities Organize National Week of Action to End Southeast Asian Deportations

February 1, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  February 1, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT Christina So, (415) 848-7728 christinaso@advancingjustice-alc.org James Woo, (404) 585-8446 jwoo@advancingjustice-atlanta.org Michelle Boykins, (202) 296-2300 x0144 mboykins@advancingjustice-aajc.org Jessica Jinn, (213) 241-8817 jjinn@advancingjustice-la.org Brandon Lee, (773)271-0899 x200 blee@advancingjustice-chicago.org Elaine Sanchez Wilson, (202) 601-2970 elaine@searac.org Advocates and Directly Impacted Communities Organize National Week of Action to End Southeast Asian Deportations Actions spanned […]

Three More Sunnyvale Residents Join Voting Rights Challenge to City Council Election System

January 18, 2019

Three More Sunnyvale Residents Join Voting Rights Challenge to City Council Election System Challenge asserts at-large election system disenfranchises Asian American voters and violates California Voting Rights Act   Sunnyvale, CA – Today three additional Sunnyvale residents joined an ongoing voting rights challenge that alleges the City of Sunnyvale’s City Council election system disenfranchises Asian […]

Immigrant Workers Win $4 Million for Injustices at Bay Area Burmese Restaurant Chain Rangoon Ruby

January 17, 2019

Immigrant Workers Win $4 Million for Injustices at Bay Area Burmese Restaurant Chain Rangoon Ruby San Francisco, CA – Today immigrant workers at the popular Burmese restaurant chain Rangoon Ruby announced a $4 million settlement for approximately 300 affected workers in a case before the California Labor Commissioner. The settlement amount covers the full value […]

Civil Rights Groups Affirm Evidence that Race Matters

January 9, 2019

Civil Rights Groups Affirm Evidence that Race Matters Evidence presented during trial confirm that Asian Americans are not harmed by consideration of race and ethnicity in the application process San Francisco, CA – Today, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the Lawyers for Civil Rights Boston, and Arnold Porter, […]

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