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Mayor Emanuel falls back on old, harmful stereotypes about our communities
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.Read More
Value Our Families Denounces Trump’s National Emergency Declaration
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.”Read More
Asian Americans Advancing Justice Opposes the President’s Illegal Vanity Wall
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 declarationRead 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