Category: Press Release

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 »

New Bill Restores Due Process Protections for Immigrants With Criminal Records

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Bill Restores Due Process Protections for Immigrants With Criminal Records Asian Americans Advancing Justice, SEARAC Applaud Introduction of New Way Forward Act   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Asian Americans Advancing Justice and Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) applaud the introduction of the New Way Forward Act by U.S. House Representatives Jesus… Read more »

President Trump Backs Down From Adding 2020 Census Citizenship Question

Defeating the citizenship question on the 2020 Census means that our communities can and will be visible in this census. Advancing Justice is committed to getting our community to participate and getting a fair and accurate count of AANHPI communities

Supreme Court Leaves Citizenship Question Off 2020 Census For Now

The citizenship question was designed to keep our communities from answering the 2020 Census and to rob our communities of the valuable resources and services we deserve. Today we refuse to be silenced and refuse to be made invisible. The real fight for our fair share begins now.