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San Francisco Chinatown Tenants File Lawsuit Against Predatory Landlord

May 1, 2018

San Francisco Chinatown Tenants File Lawsuit Against Predatory Landlord   Media Contact: Christina So, Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus, 415-848-7728, christinaso@advancingjustice-alc.org Aaron Kellogg, Ropes & Gray LLP, 617-235-4403, Aaron.Kellogg@ropesgray.com   San Francisco, CA – Today, the Community Tenants’ Association (CTA) and a group of tenants at 1350 Stockton Street filed a lawsuit against their landlord, […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Urges Congress to Intervene for Nepali TPS Holders

April 26, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Urges Congress to Intervene for Nepali TPS Holders Groups Want DHS to Reconsider Decision to End TPS in 2019 San Francisco, CA — Today, the Department of Homeland Security announced that it will terminate temporary protected status (TPS) for Nepal in one year on June 24, 2019. At that time, approximately 9,000 […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Calls for Permanent Solution to Protect Immigrant Communities

April 25, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Calls for Permanent Solution to Protect Immigrant Communities San Francisco, CA – Another federal judge has determined that the President’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is arbitrary and capricious. The court has given the administration 90 days to issue a more thorough and reasoned memo […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Stands With Impacted Communities As Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Muslim Ban Case, Trump v. Hawaii

April 25, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Stands With Impacted Communities As Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Muslim Ban Case, Trump v. Hawaii Washington, DC – Today, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Trump v. Hawaii, which is challenging the third version of the Trump Administration’s executive order known as the Muslim Ban. When President […]

Civil Rights Groups Sue Secretary of State for Depriving CA Voters Language Assistance

April 23, 2018

Civil Rights Groups Sue Secretary of State for Depriving CA Voters Language Assistance Law Requires Voting Obstacles for Limited English Speakers be Minimized   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2018 CONTACT: Christina So, Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus, 415-848-7728, christinaso@advancingjustice-alc.org Jessica Jinn, Advancing Justice – Los Angeles, 213-241-8817, jjinn@advancingjustice-la.org Leslie Fulbright, ACLU of Northern […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Mourns Loss of Senator Daniel Akaka

April 6, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Mourns Loss of Senator Daniel Akaka Washington, D.C. —  April 6, 2018 — Asian Americans Advancing Justice mourns the death of Senator Daniel Akaka, who served in the House and Senate for three and a half decades. After being hospitalized for months, he passed away early this morning in Honolulu. He was […]

Diverse Groups File Amicus Briefs Asking the U.S. Supreme Court to Strike Down the Muslim Ban

April 3, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2018 CONTACT Hayley Burgess, media@nilc.org, 202-805-0375 Christina So, christinaso@advancingjustice-alc.org, 415-848-7728 CAIR National Litigation Director Lena Masri, lmasri@cair.com, 248-390-9784 CAIR Senior Litigation Attorney Gadeir Abbas, gabbas@cair.com, 720-251-0425 Diverse Groups File Amicus Briefs Asking the U.S. Supreme Court to Strike Down the Muslim Ban WASHINGTON — Hundreds of businesses, national security officials, […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Will Fight Addition of Citizenship Question in 2020 Census

March 27, 2018

For immediate release March 27, 2018   Asian Americans Advancing Justice Will Fight Addition of Citizenship Question in 2020 Census Advancing Justice calls on Commerce Department to stop hindering Census participation in communities of color Washington, D.C. — March 27, 2018 — On Monday night, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it would include […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Demands Apology from Secretary Zinke for Ignorant Remark Directed at Congresswoman Hanabusa

March 16, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Demands Apology from Secretary Zinke for Ignorant Remark Directed at Congresswoman Hanabusa Zinke Remark Proves Cultural Insensitivity Remains Prevalent in Politics and the U.S.  Washington, D.C. — March 16, 2018 — Today, Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice) called for U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, to issue a formal public apology to […]

Advancing Justice – CA Condemns Trump Administration’s Baseless Lawsuit

March 6, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2018   Media Contact: Christina So, Advancing Justice – ALC christinaso@advancingjustice-alc.org 415-848-7728 Advancing Justice – CA Condemns Trump Administration’s Baseless Lawsuit SACRAMENTO, CA — Today U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump Administration will sue California over the state’s sanctuary laws. Asian Americans Advancing Justice – California (Advancing […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemns Anti-Chinese Statements and Join Demand for a Meeting with FBI Director

March 1, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemns Anti-Chinese Statements and Join Demand for a Meeting with FBI Director   Washington, DC — March 1, 2018 — On February 13, 2018, during a U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, FBI director Christopher Wray made broad allegations that “professors, scientists, and students” of Chinese heritage in the United States are a threat to […]

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