Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Press Releases

May 19, 2016

LOS ANGELES – Through Tuesday, June 7, the non-partisan "Your Vote Matters" campaign plans to call 20,000 Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) registered voters across Los Angeles and Orange Counties. More than 150 bilingual staff and volunteers from 20...

May 13, 2016

LOS ANGELES – Starting May 16, 2016, all low-income children ages 0-19 regardless of immigration status, which includes undocumented kids, will be eligible to apply for full scope Medi-Cal benefits in California. Prior to May 16, eligible undocumented children have been enrolled in restricted scope Medi-Cal and those currently...

May 13, 2016

LOS ANGELES – Fourteen months after they bravely filed suit against their traffickers, 11 workers from the Philippines finally won vindication. On May 2, 2016, Judge Fernando M.

May 13, 2016

IRVINE, CA – On May 12th, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) celebrated several decades of work...

May 13, 2016
Civil rights organizations call on the Obama Administration to discontinue immigration raids targeting Central Americans, amidst an already anti-Immigrant and anti-refugee political climate
May 9, 2016

SACRAMENTO  Today, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-California (Advancing Justice-California) launched its...

May 5, 2016

LOS ANGELES – The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has taken the necessary first steps toward improving voter registration services offered online and at its 174 field offices across the state. Until now, if someone wanted to register to vote through...

April 28, 2016

LOS ANGELES – In response to a recent Los Angeles Times article exposing numerous offensive and derogatory emails sent by Tom Angel, the current Chief of Staff to Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell, Asian...

April 27, 2016

LOS ANGELES – The face of Los Angeles County’s older adult population is changing. According to a new report released today by Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles and AARP, Asian Americans are among the fastest-growing 50-plus populations countywide.

April 26, 2016

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


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.