Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Press Releases

October 24, 2017

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - California (Advancing Justice-CA) held a press conference in the City of Rosemead with legislative leaders and community partners today, celebrating a landmark year of legislative wins and the great progress that was made for and with California’s immigrant communities. Advancing Justice-CA’s legislative...

October 16, 2017


Civil Rights Organizations Encouraged that California Will Now Be Nationwide Leader on Ensuring Voting Access for All Eligible Voters

October 15, 2017

California Religious Freedom Act Becomes Law
Federal government is now prohibited from mining California databases to build Muslim Registry

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.


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
हिंदी 855.971.2552


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.