Recently, allegations have arisen out of the Chinatown neighborhood that point to possible vote buying and ballot theft targeting limited-English proficient Chinese American seniors. If true, this would be an offensive exploitation of those who are often the most vulnerable members of our communities.
Month: February 2019
Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago is recruiting volunteers to help fight voter suppression and protect the Asian American community’s political voice.
The Asian American community of Chicago is diverse and has contributed to all parts of the city in many ways, but this week Mayor Rahm Emanuel fell back on old, harmful stereotypes about our community.
We cannot allow our nation’s immigration policies to be hijacked by false nations of security and nationalism. We urge Congress to protect our border and immigrant communities and to end this so-called “national emergency.”
Asian Americans Advancing Justice is in solidarity with communities at the border who live under oppressive conditions, facing separation and danger every day. That is why we urge Congress to stand firm for our immigrant communities by revoking Trump’s illegal emergency declaration