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Reflections on the 2015 NAPABA annual Convention

The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) kicked off its annual Convention in New Orleans on Nov. 5. Vân Huynh, NAPABA Law Foundation Community Law Fellow, attended the three-day extravaganza and shares her reflections here.

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Advancing Justice condemns comments justifying internment camps

As Asian American civil rights organizations, we condemn the statement of Mayor David Bowers of Roanoke, Virginia, in which he cites the mass incarceration of “Japanese nationals” during World War II as rationale for his decision to bar Syrian refugees from Roanoke.

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U.S. must stay on course to admit Syrian refugees, not cave to xenophobic fear mongering

Asian Americans Advancing Justice today submitted written statements to both the U.S. House Judiciary and U.S. Senate Homeland Security Committees in support of the United States admitting Syrian refugees.

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Automatic Voter Registration in Illinois

Our state needs be doing all it can to get people to the polls. In 2014, less than 35 percent of eligible voters showed up to the polls for the gubernatorial election. More than 2.1 million citizens in Illinois were not even registered to vote.

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Over 160 Asian American and Pacific Islander Groups File Amicus Briefs In Support Of Affirmative Action

The Asian American Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice) amicus brief in support of affirmative action represents 141 Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations, student groups, and bar associations, as well as, 9 members of academia.

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Demographic Report

Asian American Issues in Chicago