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Asian Americans Advancing Justice and SEARAC call on Trump Administration to Honor U.S. – Vietnam Repatriation Agreement

December 12, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice and SEARAC call on Trump Administration to Honor U.S. – Vietnam Repatriation Agreement SAN FRANCISCO – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is reportedly meeting with Vietnamese government officials this week to discuss potentially drastic changes to the terms of an agreement that has governed the deportation of individuals to Vietnam since […]

Civil Rights Groups Commend Department of State Inspector General Investigation Into Allegations of Improper Seizures of U.S. Passports at the U.S. Embassy in Yemen

November 7, 2018

          Civil Rights Groups Commend Department of State Inspector General Investigation Into Allegations of Improper Seizures of U.S. Passports at the U.S. Embassy in Yemen   SAN FRANCISCO – Today, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus (Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus) and the CLEAR project (Creating Law Enforcement Accountability […]

Advancing Justice – California Mobilizes Hundreds of Poll Monitors to Protect Rights of Limited English Proficient Voters

November 5, 2018

  Advancing Justice – California Mobilizes Hundreds of Poll Monitors to Protect Rights of Limited English Proficient Voters Civil Rights Organizations to Ensure Language Access and Elections Compliance Across State San Francisco, CA – As the rights of immigrants across the country are threatened, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – California (Advancing Justice – CA) is […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemns Plans to Ban Those Seeking Asylum

November 1, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemns Plans to Ban Those Seeking Asylum Trump Continues Hateful Agenda while the Country Calls for Unity   SAN FRANCISCO — While the country is clamoring for unity amidst the mass shooting at a synagogue and package bomb attacks, President Trump is on the attack again. In a speech today he announced […]

Faith Leaders, Refugees & Civil Rights Organizations Call on Gov. Brown to Pardon Southeast Asian Refugees Facing Deportation

October 24, 2018

Faith Leaders, Refugees & Civil Rights Organizations Call on Governor Brown to Pardon Southeast Asian Refugees Facing Deportation SACRAMENTO – A coalition of faith leaders, directly impacted Southeast Asian refugees and their families, and civil rights organizations gathered today at the California State Capitol to hold a vigil and deliver over 36,000 petition signatures to Governor Brown calling […]

Advancing Justice Will Fight Public Charge

October 10, 2018

ADVANCING JUSTICE WILL FIGHT PUBLIC CHARGE   SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officially posted proposed changes to public charge regulations in the Federal Register. Similar to the draft released on September 22, the posted regulations greatly expand the number of public benefit programs to include health care programs such as Medicaid […]

Kavanaugh’s Confirmation an Affront to Our Communities

October 6, 2018

Kavanaugh’s Confirmation an Affront to Our Communities Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice), an affiliation of five civil rights organizations, responds to the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States with the following statement: “The Senate’s approval of now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh is an affront to the impartial judicial system that […]

Students Will Be Allowed to Testify in Defense of Harvard’s Affirmative Action Program in Major Federal Court Case

October 3, 2018

Students Will Be Allowed to Testify in Defense of Harvard’s Affirmative Action Program in Major Federal Court Case LOS ANGELES, CA —  Today, a Federal judge granted a multiracial group of students’ request to testify in support of Harvard’s affirmative action program. Represented by Asian Americans Advancing Justice and  Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – California Applauds Gov. Brown for Signing the Pardon and Commutation Reform Act into Law

September 27, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – California Applauds Gov. Brown for Signing the Pardon and Commutation Reform Act into Law Civil Rights Organizations Encouraged that California is Making Strides in Improving Access and Transparency in the Pardon & Commutation Process Sacramento, CA – Asian Americans Advancing Justice – California (Advancing Justice – CA) applauds Governor Brown […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Outraged At New Proposal Attacking Immigrant Families

September 22, 2018

ASIAN AMERICANS ADVANCING JUSTICE OUTRAGED AT NEW PROPOSAL ATTACKING IMMIGRANT FAMILIES WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Trump Administration released new proposed rules that would punish immigrants seeking vital healthcare and other services. Immigrants are already currently barred from utilizing most federal programs during their first five years living in the United States. The proposed regulation […]

Advancing Justice-CA Applauds Governor’s Signing of Anti-Bullying Bill

September 18, 2018

Advancing Justice-CA Applauds Governor’s Signing of Anti-Bullying Bill SACRAMENTO, CA – Asian Americans Advancing Justice – California (Advancing Justice-CA), a joint project between Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus and Advancing Justice – Los Angeles, applaud Governor Brown’s signing of Assembly Bill 2291, authored by Assemblymember David Chiu, into law. This bill addresses school bullying […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Pledges Continued Support for Affirmative Action

August 30, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Pledges Continued Support for Affirmative Action Groups File Second Amicus Brief on Behalf of AAPI Students SAN FRANCISCO – Today, Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice) alongside the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the Boston-based Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice, and pro bono counsel Arnold […]

ALERT: ICE is planning raids on the Cambodian community in the next few weeks. If you are Cambodian, have a deportation order, and were asked to check-in with ICE soon, contact 415-952-0413 to speak to a lawyer.

For resources and information regarding legal services, visit SEAraids.org
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ALERT: ICE is planning raids on the Cambodian community in the next few weeks. If you are Cambodian, have a deportation order, and were asked to check-in with ICE soon, contact 415-952-0413 to speak to a lawyer.

For resources and information regarding legal services, visit SEAraids.org

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My understanding is the US plans to deport 200 cambodians per year until everybody with an order of removal is deported. I don't mean to cause fear but I strongly encourage anybody with a removal order to fight their cases now because once you are detained it becomes much more difficult to have access to attorneys and other resources. I fear this cycle will continue over the next few years.

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None of us are free unless all of us are free from fear! This is unacceptable!

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I am an immigration attorney and I was at immigration court today. I represented four individuals, all from Vietnam, all legal permanent residents with old crimes and recent entries to the U.S. I echo the suggestions above. If you have a removal/deportation order, if you have a history of crimes, if you plan on traveling outside of the U.S., speak with an immigration attorney.

5 hours ago   ·  1
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Started with Mexicans, Muslims, now Cambodians... who is next?

11 hours ago   ·  3

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Immigration lawyer ain’t going to do anything but take your money

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I love you all, my Southeast Asian brothers and sisters! You’re not alone in this fight!!

6 hours ago   ·  1
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Again come on! This is no way to live😠

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Thavanh Vongkeo

10 hours ago
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Lean Pil share with your philly friends

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David Seng

10 hours ago
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What about Stockton???? My brother in law check in march!!!! What should he do???

9 hours ago

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Devon Lernsdale

6 hours ago

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This is crazy... the group just left and they starting again already😡

11 hours ago
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Do we have information on Massachusetts?

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Pechta Sok

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Molly Mall

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The Cambodian and Viet communities are again targeted by US militarism-police abuse: from being attacked and displaced in the war in Indochina to becoming refugees to living in US ghetto-conditions to jail now to deportation. This is generational torture by imperialism. Like the Central American exodus the US exports war and guns, imports labor via refugees, over polices them and deports people, and so the cycle continues. I am so sad and sick. I take actions at rallies and make donations to express my rage and solidarity but where do I put the sadness.

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Don’t Check it,go somewhere n live off the land, if your gon get deported anyway

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