Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Press Releases

April 26, 2016

LOS ANGELES  On June 7, California will hold its Presidential Primary Election.

April 18, 2016

LOS ANGELES – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and the expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

April 11, 2016

LOS ANGELES – Starting April 18th, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Advancing Justice – LA) will expand its free English as a Second Language (ESL) and civics courses—currently offered in Koreatown, Chinatown, Temple City, Rosemead, and San Gabriel—through the addition of locations in El Sereno and El Monte.

April 6, 2016

Eligible immigrants strongly urged to take the first step now to have a chance of becoming a U.S. citizen before November election. Over 300,000 Asian immigrants in L.A. County currently eligible to naturalize and become a U.S. Citizen.

April 4, 2016

LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles and Asian Americans Advancing Justice - AAJC applaud today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Evenwel v. Abbott regarding how population should be counted for redistricting purposes.

March 30, 2016

LOS ANGELES - As the fastest growing racial group across the United States, Asian American voters have the potential to be the margin of victory in many local, state, and federal elections.

March 30, 2016

Community members, advocates, and researchers call for increased investment in immigration services for Deferred Action and Naturalization

March 18, 2016

LOS ANGELES - A diverse crowd of workers, advocates and journalists gathered at the UCLA Labor Center to celebrate a class action victory for more than 200 employees of Chinese Daily News.


For Legal Help

Advancing Justice - LA’s hotlines prioritize assistance to low-income persons in the following areas of law: family, immigration, consumer, public benefits, employment, housing, and civil rights.

English: 888.349.9695
需要協助嗎: 800.520.2356


도움이 필요하십니까?: 800.867.3640
Tagalog: 855.300.2552
ต้องการความช่วยเหลือ: 800.914.9583
Cần sự giúp đỡ: 800.267.7395


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.