FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2020 Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemns New Immigration Ban Though there are exceptions, the message is clear that immigrants are not welcome CHICAGO, IL – Last night, President Trump signed a presidential proclamation suspending the majority of immigrant visas into the United States for the next 60 days under the… Read more »
Month: April 2020
Our executive director Andy Kang penned an op-ed in the Chicago Reader that addresses the patterns of racist rhetoric that have had dangerous consequences in our country’s history, and how we can prevent history from repeating itself as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold.
There have been a disturbing number of hate incidents happening across the country, from verbal attacks to outright violence. If you have experienced a racist incident, report your story at StandAgainstHatred.org to aid our advocacy efforts against racism and xenophobia. Click here to report an incident or read other stories at StandAgainstHatred.org
In the civil and human rights space, April 1st is not April Fool’s Day. It’s Census Day, a national day to remind everyone who hasn’t filled out their census to go online, fill out the form, or respond via phone to the decennial census.