Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Press Releases

October 5, 2017

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – California (Advancing Justice-CA) applauds the signing of the California Values Act, SB 54, into law.  Authored by Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, SB 54 advances a number of urgently needed protections for immigrants in California...

October 5, 2017

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – CA (Advancing Justice-CA), applauds Governor Brown for signing Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell’s AB 699. Cosponsored by the College for All Coalition, of which Advancing Justice-CA is a member, the legislation upholds the fundamental...

September 27, 2017
SANTA ANA, CA -- Today, the U.S. Department of Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) granted humanitarian parole to leukemia patient Helen Huynh, a resident of Orange County in Southern California.  
September 25, 2017

As hundreds of thousands of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipients wait for Congress to pass legislation that will make them citizens of the United States, two Senators introduced a flawed and harsh bill to offer some DACA recipients citizenship.

September 18, 2017

Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) calls on  Congress to reject the latest health care repeal and replace bill unveiled by Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Lindsay Graham (R-SC), Ron Johnson (R-WI), and Dean Heller (R-NV) on September 13, 2017.

September 16, 2017

On national citizenship day, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) hosted their largest citizenship clinic of the year. Amid the Trump administration’s attack on immigrant communities, including the recent rescinding of Deferred Action for...

September 16, 2017

Advancing Justice-California (Advancing Justice-CA) celebrates the passage of its priority legislative package, which will promote inclusion, protect vulnerable communities, and address the diverse...

September 15, 2017

The Rosemead Chamber of Commerce and Asian Youth Center in San Gabriel are hosting trainings as part of an on-going effort to...


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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.

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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.