Category: Press Release

Asian American and Pacific Islander groups file amicus brief in support of University of North Carolina’s race-conscious admissions policies

ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER GROUPS FILE AMICUS BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA’S RACE-CONSCIOUS ADMISSIONS POLICIES CHICAGO, IL — Asian Americans Advancing Justice, an affiliation of five civil rights organizations, alongside over 60 Asian American groups and 25 professors, with Fox Rothschild LLP filed an amicus brief today in support of race-conscious… Read more »

Advancing Justice | Chicago statement on alleged ballot theft in Chinatown

Recently, allegations have arisen out of the Chinatown neighborhood that point to possible vote buying and ballot theft targeting limited-English proficient Chinese American seniors. If true, this would be an offensive exploitation of those who are often the most vulnerable members of our communities.

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.”

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 declaration

NO DEAL: Senator McConnell and the President Should Reopen the Government Immediately

President Trump in December agreed to “own” the ongoing government shutdown. Today, he proposes to end the crisis of his own making by offering temporary protection from deportation for DACA and TPS recipients, two other crises of his own making, in exchange for $5.7 billion for his Wall and reduced protections for asylum seekers.. His proposal today is unacceptable. We call on members of the House and Senate to reject this offer, and for Senator McConnell and the President to reopen the government immediately.