Recent issues Civil Rights

AAA Fund’s mission is to ensure equal political, educational, social, and economic rights for all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. A critical focus of this mission is to ensure that every AAPI voter is able to vote in government elections. Many AAPI communities face additional barriers in securing the right to vote, such as voter ID laws, which hinder low-income populations and citizens with limited English proficiency. Restrictions on early voting or on absentee voting also affect our AAPI elders, who have limited mobility and access to the vote.

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AAAFund Decries Ending of Filipino WWII Veterans’ Parole Program

Program allowed family members of WWII veterans to be reunited with loved ones The board of the Asian American Action Fund decries the decision by the Trump Administration and Acting USCIS Commissioner Ken Cuccinelli to end two categorical parole programs...

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AAAF Board Opposes Trump’s xenophobic “Go back where you came from” comments

As Asian American Pacific Islanders, we are no strangers to the remark “Go back where you came from” – even if we were born in the United States, even if we are sixth generation Americans with military families, the...

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AAAFUND BOARD SUPPORTS SCOTUS DECISION TO EXCLUDE CITIZENSHIP QUESTION FROM 2020 CENSUS

AAAFUND BOARD SUPPORTS SCOTUS DECISION TO EXCLUDE CITIZENSHIP QUESTION FROM 2020 CENSUS The board of the Asian American Action Fund, a Democratic PAC that supports the full political participation of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) candidates and communities, supports...

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Congresswoman Grace Meng Elected Vice Chair of CAPAC and More!

After two months into the 116th Congress in the House majority, Congresswoman Grace Meng has a lot of updates to share! 1.Elected Vice Chair of CAPAC Congresswoman Meng has been elected Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American...

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#NoToPublicCharge Submit a Public Comment Today!

The Trump Administration continues to attack immigrants, refugees, and families by separating loved ones, taking away health insurance from millions and attacking nutrition and housing for working families. Fight back against the Trump administration’s threat to break up immigrant...

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Meng Demands Homeland Security Secretary Withdraw Proposed Public Charge Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) sent a letter to U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen calling for her agency to withdraw its proposed public charge rule for non-compliance with federal law. Under federal law, agencies...

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Lawsuit fights restrictions on interpreters in Georgia runoff

Originally posted by Politically Georgia and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, November 28th, 2018.   When Georgians who don’t speak English well go to vote in runoff elections Tuesday, state law limits their ability to bring an interpreter. A federal lawsuit asks a judge to...

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Election Updates: Runoff and Recount Support Needed

Originally posted by the DNC, November 10, 2018.  Hi all, Please see additional ways to help below – including a new sign up form for legal volunteers needed ASAP in Florida: Lawyers needed in FL. We have also launched...

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Help Needed: Count Every Vote in Georgia

Friends, As of yesterday, votes are still being counted in the state of Georgia. Some counties were still counting ballots late last night, many absentee votes still need to be counted and provisional ballot voters still need to submit...

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DNC Election Updates

Reposted from the DNC.  November 7, 2018 With a few more races decided last night and into today, we wanted to send you an updated roundup of races and trends from last night. Want to thank you again for...

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