Recent Issues

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Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on International Students

Members proposed further barriers for Chinese international students and xenophobic concerns. The Senate Judiciary hearing on May 30th discussed the vetting of Chinese students and concerns about Chinese infringement on economic, intellectual property, and other fronts. On May 30th, the...

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Advancing Justice | AAJC and MALDEF Sue Trump Administration, Challenging Addition of Citizenship Question to 2020 Census

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Trump administration’s eleventh-hour decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census violates the U.S. Constitution because it is racially discriminatory and could result in a severe undercount of minorities, according to a federal...

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Renewing A Call for Action Toward Gun Control

Once again the Asian American Action Fund calls on government at all levels to address the threat of gun violence in America. Little more than three months after an active shooter attacked Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,...

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Sherry Chen to Speak at a Press Conference Regarding Racial Profiling of Chinese-American Scientists

We invite you to attend a press conference regarding the racial profiling of Chinese-American scientists. The conference will be on May 23, 2018 at 9:30 am in the Cannon House Office Building Room 421 in Washington, D.C. Award-winning hydrologist Sherry...

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Help Protect Funds for Reproductive Health Care

As Politico and Axios recently reported, the Trump-Pence administration is considering implementing a domestic gag rule which will disproportionately hurt women of color. Out of the 4 million family planning clients served by Title X, more than half are women of...

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Study Finds that Obamacare Has Dramatically Increased the Number of Insured in the AAPI Community

In a study published online April 30, 2018, in JAMA Internal Medicine, the authors found that the ACA has increased the number of insured in all minority groups. This is especially true of the Asian American Pacific Islander community. The...

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Educational Opportunities to Celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Learn more about the AAPI experience through several online and in-person opportunities.  See the full website for more details. Built collaboratively by several organizations, the website contains teacher resources, audio visual exhibits, and a...

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American Muslim Poll 2018: Pride and Prejudice

The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding issued its annual poll, sub-titled Pride and Prejudice, the report attempts to measure the attitudes and policy preferences that impact the lives of American Muslims across faith communities. According to the authors: ISPU’s...

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APALA Statement on the Omnibus Spending Bill Impact of Restaurant Workers and Undocumented Youth

In March President Trump signed the omnibus spending bill into a law which was victorious for tipped workers and public schools but left the fate of undocumented youth uncertain and advanced an anti-immigrant agenda. The Asian Pacific American Labor...

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Investigate Immigration Trends Over the Decades

Scholastic publishing maintain an interactive website that provides insights into the story of US immigration over the decades. Researchers can review the statistics of immigration organized by decade, region, or country of origin. Through this website you can also...

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