Category: Press Release

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemns New Immigration Ban

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 »

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Issues Statement on Details of New Public Charge Rule Which Will Go Into Effect Today

The new DHS rule made sweeping changes to the previous “public charge” test and will disproportionately block lower-income immigrants of color from obtaining lawful permanent residency, getting a green card. We condemn these racist policies, which seeks to dramatically undermine the family-based immigration system that has been the backbone of our country and instead prioritizes wealthy and white immigrants.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice statement on discrimination and the coronavirus epidemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Asian Americans Advancing Justice, a group of five civil rights organizations issued the following statement and call to action about the coronavirus: We are disappointed and disturbed by the discriminatory sentiment aimed at Asian Americans in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic in Asia. In order to prevent xenophobia, Asian Americans Advancing… Read more »