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09.27.2020

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemns Move to Nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to The U.S. Supreme Court Before the Election

Our rights, our lives, and our democracy are at stake in the nomination of the next Justice for the U.S. Supreme Court. To appoint someone who could potentially spend the next 30 years on the court, Congress should take more than 30 days to vet and confirm a potential Supreme Court Justice.

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09.16.2020

Asian American Civil Rights Groups Denounce Attempts at Dismantling Affirmative Action

Attacks on race-conscious admissions policies are dangerous and harm equal opportunity for all. The case against Harvard used Asian Americans as a wedge against other students of color, when Asian American students benefit from affirmative action and race-conscious admissions policies. We still need affirmative action. The reality is that race continues to unfairly limit educational opportunities for all students of color.

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08.28.2020

Advancing Justice Statement on Appointment of Tony Pham as ICE Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC — Asian Americans Advancing Justice, an affiliation of five independent Asian American civil rights organizations, issues the following statement today. “On August 25, ICE announced that Tony Pham, a Vietnamese refugee, will be its next Acting Director. As lawyers, advocates, and members of immigrant and refugee communities, we have witnessed… Read more »

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