Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Project Director - Citizenship


Nasim Khansari is the Citizenship Project Director and a Department of Justice-accredited representative at Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles.

Khansari has been involved in the area of immigration for five years, with a focus on citizenship, specifically immigrant integration. She began teaching ESL/civics courses at the Central American Resource Center in Los Angeles and shortly thereafter joined Advancing Justice-LA as a legal assistant. Khansari has advocated for and successfully secured funds to launch Advancing Justice-LA’s first ESL/civics program in 2013 to serve the Asian American immigrant community of Los Angeles. Khansari is currently pursuing her Juris Doctor at Loyola Law School and is a member of the St. Thomas More Law Honor Society.

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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.