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.
Category: Press Release
Supreme Court Stands on Right Side of History to Uphold DACA Congress Must Now Act On a Permanent Pathway to Citizenship Now is the Time to Defund ICE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2020—Washington, D.C.—Today, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, allowed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to continue by… Read more »
Advancing Justice denounces the Trump administration’s xenophobic attacks on our Asian American community. This ban on Chinese students from studying in the U.S. is another way to scapegoat our communities, just as he has with the Muslim, African, refugee, and immigration bans.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2020 Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemns New Immigration Ban Though there are exceptions, the message is clear that immigrants are not welcome CHICAGO, IL – Last night, President Trump signed a presidential proclamation suspending the majority of immigrant visas into the United States for the next 60 days under the… Read more »
In the civil and human rights space, April 1st is not April Fool’s Day. It’s Census Day, a national day to remind everyone who hasn’t filled out their census to go online, fill out the form, or respond via phone to the decennial census.