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Asian Americans Advancing Justice Denounces Congress’ Failure to Reach a DACA Deal
As the end of the year approaches, Congress has failed to come to a deal on citizenship for immigrant youth, Temporary Protected Status recipients, and other immigrants. While DACA hangs on by a thread, this failure further threatens the future of undocumented youth and their families in the country they call home.Read More
Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemn the Removal of Family-Sponsored Immigration Reform in Budget Deal
Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemn the Removal of Family-Sponsored Immigration Reform in Budget Deal. Anti-Immigrant Lawmakers Once Again Block Crucial, Common-Sense Reforms and Legislation. A budget deal was published that failed to include crucial, immigration-related provisions.Read More
Poll Watching Results from November 8 Midterm Elections
Illinois voters went to the polls today to elect their governor, junior U.S. senator, and 17 of Illinois’ representatives in the U.S. Congress, and other key races and issues. Advancing Justice | Chicago dispatched a team of staff and volunteer poll watchers to 96 precincts and three vote centers in Chicago, and 103 precincts in Suburban Cook County.Read More
From Our Leaders
"Knowing I was an immigrant, I knew I wanted to help others so that they wouldn't go through the same things I went through — because if you look at it, there aren't a lot of groups who advocate for students like us."
— Georgette, KINETIC leader