Overcoming initial pushback and representing a big win for the refugee and immigrant community, Cambodian refugee Touch Hak has been issued a three-year stay of removal by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
In recent weeks, anti-Muslim sentiment and violence have spread across the United States, particularly after terror attacks in both Paris and San Bernardino, California.
Action for Health Justice (AHJ) is pleased to announce that the Health Insurance Enrollment Glossary, a glossary of commonly used health care terms, is now available at no cost and in more Asian and Pacific Islander languages!
By Yanin Senachai, Staff Attorney, Impact Litigation
On October 23, 2015, California Labor Commissioner Julie Su, California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls, in partnership with Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (Advancing Jusitce-LA) and a broad coalition of worker, labor, and community leaders convened a day-long “Workplace Justice Summit” to discuss how to make this year’s legislative gains for workers a reality.
By Shelly Chen, Voter Engagement Coordinator
On Thursday, October 15, Advancing Justice-LA celebrated its 32nd anniversary at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Chaired by Bret Perkins, Vice-President of External and Government Affairs, Comcast / NBC Universal, the event honored four outstanding companies, organizations and groups of individuals:
Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles applauds the recent appointment of Pro Bono Director Christina Yang to the State Bar Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services (SCDLS). Yang was appointed by the State Bar Board of Trustees to join SCDLS, one of seven new members to join the Committee this fall. The State Bar of California is a public corporation that regulates the professional conduct of the state’s lawyers and provides greater access to legal services.
Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.