Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

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October 22, 2010

WASHINGTON — Asian Pacific American Legal Center, Asian American Justice Center, and Asian American Institute, members of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, filed an amicus brief this week with Massachusetts’ highest court supporting legal immigrants suing the state for unlawfully cutting off their health insurance subsidies last...

October 20, 2010

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Asian Pacific American Legal Center, a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, will be expanding free legal assistance to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Los Angeles and surrounding counties thanks to a recent grant from the federal government.

October 15, 2010

LOS ANGELES, CA – Last night, the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, celebrated its 27th anniversary with over 1,000 guests at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.

September 28, 2010

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans for Fair Redistricting (CAPAFR) launched its redistricting website today. The website (www.capafr.org) is an

September 28, 2010

Los Angeles, CA – The Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans for Fair Redistricting (CAPAFR) launched its redistricting website today.

September 24, 2010

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, will sponsor a free citizenship application workshop on Saturday, October 9, 2010, at its office at 1145 Wilshire Blvd. in downtown Los Angeles, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

August 10, 2010

LOS ANGELES, CA – Eleven years ago today, a self-professed white supremacist went on a hatefilled rampage, during which he gunned down Joseph Santos Ileto, a Filipino American postal worker, and shot five individuals at the North Valley Jewish Community Center.

August 9, 2010

Los Angeles – On Saturday, August 7, 2010, the Taiwanese American Citizens League (TACL) and the Taiwanese American Professionals (TAP) honored Asian Pacific American Legal Center’s Vice-President of Programs, Karin Wang, as the 2010 “Pioneer in Community Service.” Also honored was David Chiu, President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors...

July 22, 2010

PHOENIX, A.Z. – At a hearing today in a federal court in Phoenix, the Asian Pacific American Legal Center and a coalition of civil rights groups argued that Arizona’s discriminatory new law, known as SB 1070, should be blocked pending a final court ruling on its constitutionality.

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