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 “
Reinforcing the Seams: Guaranteeing the Promise of California’s Landmark Anti-Sweatshop Law - An Evaluation of Assembly Bill 633 Six Years Later
When California’s Assembly Bill 633 (AB 633) was signed into law in September 1999, it held much promise as the strongest anti-sweatshop bill in the nation.
One year ago today, immigrant rights activists and leaders celebrated a victory when President Obama finally heard our pleas and took bold action to make key changes to immigration policies and practices. Under the policies, we were promised that:
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