Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

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Press Releases

Statement from Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles
December 27, 2016

WASHINGTON - During a Congressional briefing at the Cannon House Office Building on December 2, a coalition of national Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) advocacy organizations, including Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) shared “...

Sacramento, CA -- Over 40 Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) organizations delivered a series of policy recommendations to Governor Gavin Newsom's office on his inauguration day.

ORANGE COUNTY, CA - Vietnamese refugees have filed a nationwide class action lawsuit challenging their detention by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  Since March 2017, ICE began picking up dozens of Vietnamese refugees and subjecting them to prolonged and indefinite detention in violation of federal law.

LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice – LA has posted to its website a frequently asked questions (FAQ) resource that answers some general questions about the new form that persons seeking to become naturalized citizens must complete. The U.S.

Advancing Justice-LA Encourages Chinese Community to Attend Free Upcoming Workshops on Employment Law  

LOS ANGELES – Earlier this week, California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed AB 176, authored by state Assemblymember Rob Bonta, to the deep disappointment and dismay of many Asian Americans, Native Hawaiian and Pacific...



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