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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 […]

Groups Challenge the Waiver Component of Trump Administration’s Muslim Travel Ban

August 1, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Groups Challenge the Waiver Component of Trump Administration’s Muslim Travel Ban Seattle, Wash. — In response to the June 26 U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the Trump administration’s Muslim travel ban, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus, Council on American-Islamic Relations – California, Iranian American Bar Association, Lane Powell […]

Trump Threatens Government Shutdown Over Wall, Repeats His Call to End Family Reunification Visas

July 30, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 30, 2018 CONTACT Dawn Le, 202-549-6798, dawn@generate.group Trump Threatens Government Shutdown Over Wall, Repeats His Call to End Family Reunification Visas More Misleading Remarks about Family-Based Immigration and #FalseFacts on His ‘Chain Migration’ At today’s press conference with the Italian Prime Minister, Donald Trump reiterated his weekend tweets threatening to shutdown […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Files Brief In Support of Race-Conscious Admissions at Harvard

July 30, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Files Brief In Support of Race-Conscious Admissions at Harvard Asian Americans Refuse to be a Wedge in Affirmative Action Debate   LOS ANGELES, CA — 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 […]

Major victory for CA as judge throws out Trump admin’s suit against SB 54 (“Sanctuary” law), AB 103, and one section of AB 450

July 9, 2018

Contact: Christina So, christinaso@advancingjustice-alc.org, 415-848-7728   Major victory for CA as judge throws out Trump admin’s suit against SB 54 (“Sanctuary” law), AB 103, and one section of AB 450 SAN FRANCISCO – This afternoon, U.S. District Court Judge John Mendez, a George W. Bush appointee, issued a new ruling which deals yet another significant defeat […]

In defeat for Trump, judge rejects feds’ request to halt SB 54, “Sanctuary State” law, and AB 103

July 5, 2018

For Immediate Release: Thursday, July 5th 2018 Contacts: Angela Chan, 503-358-2795, angelac@advancingjustice-alc.org Armando Carmona, 323-250-3018, armando@ndlon.org   In defeat for Trump, judge rejects feds’ request to halt SB 54, “Sanctuary State” law, and AB 103 With some worker protections in AB 450 suspended, community groups call on employers to keep workplaces safe; Community leaders; legal experts […]

Former Workers Announce Resolution of Legal Claims Against La Taqueria

July 3, 2018

Contact: Christina So, christinaso@advancingjustice-alc.org, 415-848-7728   Former Workers Announce Resolution of Legal Claims Against La Taqueria San Francisco, CA – Former workers at La Taqueria, the famous, award-winning restaurant in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission District, announced the final conclusion of legal claims that have led to payment of approximately $600,000 in overtime, sick […]

New #ValueOurFamilies Coalition Unites to Defend Family Immigration and Protect Family Unity

June 29, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, June 29, 2018 CONTACT Dawn Le, 202-549-6798, dawn@generate.org   New #ValueOurFamilies Coalition Unites to Defend Family Immigration and Protect Family Unity Group Expands to Fend Off Against Trump’s Agenda, Would Slash Legal Immigration by 50% and Block Millions of Families from Reuniting As June wraps up and Immigrant Heritage Month comes […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemns Supreme Court Decision on Muslim Ban

June 26, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemns Supreme Court Decision on Muslim Ban Washington, D.C. – Today the Supreme Court of the United States upheld the Trump Administration’s third iteration of the Muslim Ban in a 5-4 decision. Rather than reinforcing the notion that America welcomes people regardless of where they are born, what they look like, […]

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