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Asian American Civil Rights Organization Announces 2016 California Legislative Agenda

LOS ANGELES - Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) launched its 2016 state policy agenda at legislative briefings in Sacramento and Los Angeles earlier this month, attended by state legislators, legislative staff, members of the California Commission on Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs, advocates, and community leaders. The policy agenda is a shared set of priorities with sister affiliate Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus, based in San Francisco. 

Asian American Civil Rights Organization Announces 2016 California Legislative Agenda

SACRAMENTO  Today, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-California (Advancing Justice-California) launched its 2016 policy agenda at a legislative briefing at the state Capitol in Sacramento, attended by state legislators, legislative staff, members of the California Commission on Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs, advocates, and commun

Advancing Justice Delivers Strong Message in Support of President’s Immigration Action

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). Nationally, about 400,000 undocumented Asian immigrants would be eligible for these deferred action initiatives.

Weekend News Report: United States vs. Texas

Jan 23 2016

The Supreme Court recently decided to hear the case United States vs. Texas, which will decide whether to expand amnesty programs for undocumented immigrants. How will the decision affect the Vietnamese community in the U.S.?

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Immigrant groups mark one-year anniversary of historic driver’s license law

Jan 8 2016

ONE year ago, California’s Assembly Bill 60 (the Safe and Responsible Driver Act) was implemented statewide, granting eligible immigrants legal driver’s licenses regardless of status. Over 600,000 undocumented Californians have benefited from the historic law, swiftly passing identification and residency requirements, and both the written and behind-the-wheel tests to obtain lawful permits.

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