Advancing Justice-Chicago Manager of Civic Engagement & Campaigns Reema Ahmad attended the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights CIR strategy session with legislators today. Community leaders met to celebrate wins this past legislative cycle on: temporary driver’s licenses, immigrant services budget, parent mentors, and Hepatitis B education and outreach. The work is not over… Read more »
REMEMBER November! Keep Our Families Together! Dear Senator Kirk, We call upon you, as the top leader in Illinois’s Republican Party, to vote for comprehensive immigration reform this year.
STATE AGENDA 2013
Welcome to our new name and look! In 2010, the Asian American Institute (AAI) and its partners –the Asian American Justice Center (AAJC), the Asian Law Caucus (ALC) and the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC)—announced our affiliation under one shared name in order to build a more powerful and unified social justice voice for… Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 17, 2013 Asian American Groups Welcome Senate Leadership, Call on Congress to Strengthen Family Immigration Overhaul Senate bill restricts families from reuniting with critical loved ones, addresses the backlog CHICAGO—Today, a group of senators, dubbed the “Gang of Eight,” released a comprehensive immigration reform bill, Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration… Read more »