Two federal judges have hit President Donald Trump with a powerful one two punch by issuing nationwide orders freezing his executive order on travel from six mostly Muslim countries.
Overnight Judge Theodore Chuang of Maryland became the second judge to freeze the ban, following … Read more
Asian Americans Advancing Justice and Asian Pacific Islander American Vote have opened a national election hotline that will be available through election day, November 8.
The hotline is available to answer your questions about voting, how to find a polling place, or to learn about any ID requirements.
“As … Read more
By Mandy Day
AsAmNews Staff Writer
There has always been an ethnic hierarchy in the western world. The very system that rules the land in the United States existed to protect Whites when it was originally created. While the Bill of Rights was written in … Read more
By Louis Chan & Ed Diokno
AsAmNews National Writers
(This post has been updated with Congressional response)
Asian American leaders joined the rest of the nation in expressing their heartfelt sadness following the horrendous police shootings that left five police officers dead and several
The survey is being conducted by APIAVote, Asian Americans Advancing Justice|AAJC, and AAPI Data. Multi-lingual polling began last week and will run through mid-May. So far 111 responses have been collected from New York State. The … Read more
(Updated 1:55 Eastern Time)
The U.S. Supreme Court this morning announced it will hear a case challenging President Obama’s executive actions on immigration.
Nearly half a million Asians would receive protection from deportation if the high court rules in favor of the plan, according to Asian Americans Advancing Justice.
“We are extremely pleased the U.S. … Read more
President Barack Obama announced July 24 his nomination of Japanese American civil rights leader Karen Narasaki to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, reports Rafu Shimpo.
Narasaki is best known for her role as the former president and executive director of the Washington, D.C.-based Asian American Justice Center from 1995 to 2012. Prior to … Read more
The Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund and Asian Americans for Advancing Justice jointly submitted testimony to congress urging it to restore voting rights in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision gutting the Voting Rights Act.