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Advancing Justice condemns president’s racist and white supremacist comments

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION January 11, 2018 ADVANCING JUSTICE CONDEMNS PRESIDENT'S RACIST AND WHITE SUPREMACIST COMMENTS White House Holding Back Deal on DACA and TPS After an announcement that…

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Advancing Justice | AAJC and Advancing Justice | Chicago File Amicus Brief in Support of Sanctuary Cities

Today, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC and Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago, with pro bono counsel McDermott Will & Emery LLP, filed an amicus brief in support of cities with pro-immigrant policies (also known as Sanctuary or Trust cities) and who work toward protecting immigrants from being victimized by crime and over-reaching involvement from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
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Advancing Justice Condemns Termination of TPS for Nearly 200,000 Salvadorans

The decision to terminate the TPS designation for nearly 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants who have lived in America for decades is another gross misuse of power from this administration. Ending temporary status and work authorization for Salvadorans turns more than 190,000 U.S. residents into undocumented immigrants and has the potential to upend the lives of their American-born children.
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Advancing Justice Condemns Passage of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”

Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice) is extremely disappointed with today’s passage by both the House and Senate of  H.R.1 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which is expected to be signed by the President.
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Advancing Justice Rejects White Supremacist Immigration Agenda

Congress must not cave to White House pressure to trade passage of a legislative solution for undocumented youth in exchange for supporting its white nativist agenda of building a border wall, more immigration enforcement, ending the family-based immigration system, and slashing the annual number of immigrants that receive green cards
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New data concerning population, poverty, civic engagement, and more, focusing on metro areas in the Midwest region. Midwest Demographic Report

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