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Advancing Justice Rebukes ICE Guidance That Could Force Out Thousands of International Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This new ICE rule is calculating and vindictive. This senseless policy disregards the education, health, and welfare of students across the country. It serves to only advance Trump’s white nationalist agenda and desire to purge the country of immigrants under the cover of COVID-19, while there is an utter lack of response to address the pandemic inside detentions and prisons, where people are dying.Read More
Sign the Racial Equity Pledge
Now more than ever, we invite you to commit to racial equity, fight against white supremacy, and support Black people’s struggle for justice and liberation.Read More
JOB POSTING: Community Organizer
The Community Organizer position is an opportunity for a strategic and motivated relationship-builder to build power in the Asian American community, develop grassroots leadership, lead strategic issue campaigns, and move community members to take action. This position may fall under the staff sharing agreement between Advancing Justice | Chicago and Asian American Midwest Progressives (AAMP) so a small portion of time may be spent on 501(c)(4) activities including partisan electoral work.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