Asian Americans Advancing Justice condemns any trading on the lives of immigrants who have lived and worked in the U.S. for decades or pitting parents, family members, and other immigrant communities against the people that we seek to protect.
Category: Press Release
Congress has one job right now when it comes to immigration, and that is to provide a legislative fix for a path to citizenship for 1.8 million undocumented youth known as DREAMers, including 130,000 Asian Americans.
Today, a resolution for DACA recipients slipped through our fingers when Senators got cold feet.
We are deeply disturbed that the President of the United States made racist and white supremacist comments regarding immigrants from Africa and Haiti. Our nation’s strength is rooted in its global diversity and our nation’s leaders should celebrate – and not demonize – immigrants.
The decision to terminate the TPS designation for nearly 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants who have lived in America for decades is another gross misuse of power from this administration. Ending temporary status and work authorization for Salvadorans turns more than 190,000 U.S. residents into undocumented immigrants and has the potential to upend the lives of their American-born children.