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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 […]

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 […]

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There are more than 5.6 million Syrian refugees in the world. And since Trump’s Muslim Ban went into effect, they haven't been allowed into the United States. Asmaa and Ramez, a Syrian couple, speak with AJ+ host Yara Elmjouie about how they were directly impacted while cooking fatteh, a traditional dish.

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