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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, […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Calls Out Similarities of Border Crisis to Japanese American Incarceration

June 25, 2018

  Asian Americans Advancing Justice Calls Out Similarities of Border Crisis to Japanese American Incarceration   SAN FRANCISCO – In another dehumanizing and disturbing move from the Trump Administration, officials have been touring an Arkansas site near a former Japanese American incarceration camp as a potential facility to incarcerate some of the more than 2,300 children […]

Trump’s Executive Order STILL Jails Children and Their Parents

June 20, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                   Wednesday, June 20, 2018  CONTACT                                       Dawn Le, 202-549-6798, dawn@generate.group   Trump’s Executive Order STILL Jails Children and Their Parents […]

Immigrant Rights Groups Mourn the Death of Vietnamese Detainee

June 20, 2018

Immigrant Rights Groups Mourn the Death of Vietnamese Detainee SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Mr. Huy Chi Tran, 47, died on June 12, 2018, while in ICE custody at Eloy Detention Center (Eloy) in Arizona. Mr. Tran had been detained at Eloy since May 25, 2018. According to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), he was found […]

Any Politician That Supports the Goodlatte and Ryan-Trump Bills Endorses Trump’s Policy to Separate Children from Their Families at the Border

June 19, 2018

CONTACT Dawn Le, 202-549-6798, dawn@generate.group Any Politician That Supports the Goodlatte and Ryan-Trump Bills Endorses Trump’s Policy to Separate Children from Their Families at the Border Americans Must Rise Up To Call An End to Attacks on Immigrant Families and Restore Our Values It’s a moment of truth for House members this week when they vote […]

Goodlatte’s Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Family Bill Exposes How Out of Touch House Republicans Are with America

June 13, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 13, 2018 CONTACT Dawn Le, 202-549-6798, dawn@generate.group     Goodlatte’s Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Family Bill Exposes How Out of Touch House Republicans Are with America “Family separation and mass deportation have become the end goals for these people who control Congress” says Immigrants, Families, and Faith Leaders  [https://www.facebook.com/advancingjusticeaajc/videos/988741114613371/] Washington, D.C. — Speaker Paul Ryan has promised […]

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemns Attorney General Sessions’ Unilateral Slashing of Asylum Protections

June 12, 2018

San Francisco, CA – June 12, 2018 –  U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday overturned the Board of Immigration Appeals’ (BIA) decision in Matter of A-B-. In his ruling, Sessions dismantled longstanding asylum protections for victims of domestic and gang violence.      Asian Americans Advancing Justice, an affiliation of five Asian American civil rights […]

$4.5 Million Citation Issued Against Popular Rangoon Ruby Restaurants

June 7, 2018

Media Contact: Christina So, Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus ChristinaSo@advancingjustice-alc.org 415-848-7728   $4.5 Million Citation Issued Against Popular Rangoon Ruby Restaurants San Francisco, CA – Today Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus announced a Labor Commissioner’s Office citation of over $4.5 million against popular Burmese restaurant chain Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine on behalf of […]

As Americans Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month this June: “For Trump, Every Day is Anti-Immigrant Day”

June 5, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Tuesday, June 5, 2018   CONTACT: Dawn Le, 202-549-6798   As Americans Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month this June: “For Trump, Every Day is Anti-Immigrant Day”  San Francisco, CA — From Day 1, the Trump administration has moved full-steam ahead in carrying out his anti-immigrant, anti-refugee agenda, taking his political party with him as they […]

Secretary DeVos is Wrong About Reporting Undocumented Students

May 25, 2018

Secretary DeVos is Wrong About Reporting Undocumented Students Asian Americans Advancing Justice Calls for Swift Correction from DOE   San Francisco, CA — May 25, 2018 — While testifying before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said that schools can decide whether to report undocumented students to Immigration […]

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