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Advancing Justice Principles on Immigration Reform

Advancing Justice-Chicago as a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice is committed to these principles on immigration reform. Your organization can sign on here. Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) are a community that is nearly two-thirds immigrant and the fastest growing racial group in the United States. In the… Read more »

Immigrant Story Collection Campaign

Advancing Justice-Chicagois starting a story collection campaign in an effort to highlight the Asian American immigrant experience in the national debate over immigration reform. Advancing Justice-Chicago is looking for volunteers to help with story collection, and is looking for people who want to share their stories! To learn more contact Rekha Radhakrishnan at

Illinois Asian American Caucus State Agenda 2013

          Urge Governor Quinn to appoint the 11-member Asian American Employment Plan Advisory Council, a crucial component to implementing the State Asian American Employment Plan. Last year, AAI and PAVE helped pass HB4510 and Governor Quinn signed it into law in July 2012. This law seeks to address the barriers and challenges… Read more »

AAI Statement on Senate Immigration Reform Proposal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2013 AAI Applauds Senate on Prioritizing Bipartisan Immigration Reform CHICAGO, IL-Asian American Institute (AAI), a member of Asian American Center for Advancing Justice applauds the US Senate on prioritizing immigration reform in a bipartisan manner, and looks forward to learning more about the details as they unfold. Among the many… Read more »