Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center


DACA/DAPA Eligibility Screening Workshop-BUENA PARK, CA

Are you an undocumented individual who arrived to the U.S. before age 16? OR are you an undocumented parent of a U.S. Citizen or lawful permanent resident (LPR)? Come get FREE, one-on-one information on your eligibility and learn how you can start preparing to apply for the newly expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) & Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) programs!

Saturday, February 28, 2015 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM

Korean Community Services
7212 Orangethorpe Ave., Suite 8
Buena Park, CA 90621

‘DREAM University’ makes college affordable to DREAMers

Aug 8 2012

Asian Journal

IN A recent report by the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, it was revealed that the Filipino community in America has the highest number of undocumented youth in the country. “Filipinos have the highest number of undocumented youth in the United States,” said Joyce Noche, supervising attorney of APALC’s Immigration and Citizenship Project.

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AAJC warns of immigration notario fraud

Jul 22 2012

Asian American Press

WASHINGTON (July 18, 2012) — There is growing concern of the potential for immigration fraud by immigration consultants, also known as “notarios” who claim they can assist applicants with the deferred action process to undocumented youth is a looming threat to new Americans.

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Groups Warn Against Fraudulent Immigration Consultants

Jul 18 2012


A group of Asian American civil rights organizations are warning members of the community to be wary of individuals posing as immigration consultants and offering their fraudulent services to undocumented youth, in light of President Obama’s new deferred action immigration policy.

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Why is APALC supporting healthy families in Alhambra?

May 9 2012

Alhambra Source

On Saturday, the Asian Pacific American Legal Center will be hosting a forum for family issues at San Gabriel High School in Alhambra. Marvin Andrade, the national advocacy organization's director of leadership development, explains why families, why this is not limited to Asian Americans, and why Alhambra.

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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.