Recent issues Immigration

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 support fair immigration policies which are free of racial and religious discrimination.

One of the most prominent policy concerns for AAPI communities is immigration. AAA Fund fully supports and welcomes immigrants from all countries to the United States. We strongly support immigration policies that engenders family reunification and vociferously oppose discriminatory immigration practices.

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DNC Statement on Supreme Court Not Taking Up DACA

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision not to take up the Trump administration’s attempt to end DACA in its current term: “The Supreme Court made the right call today. Trump’s...

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Rep. Grace Meng introduces “No Walls Act”

Early this morning, Rep. Grace Meng introduced a “No Walls Act” to prevent President Trump from declaring national emergency for the funding of his border wall during the shutdown.Co-sponsoring the bill were Reps. Lois Frankel, Nydia Vleazquez, Vicente Gonzalez,...

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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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Asian American Action Fund Calls on Elected Officials to Uphold the Constitution, Defend Birthright Citizenship

Statement of the Board of the Asian American Action Fund President Trump stated today that he intends to use an Executive Order to overturn the United States Constitution’s Fourteenth Amendment to get rid of birthright citizenship. His lawyers know...

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ALERT: Harmful Proposed Rule That Hurts Immigrant Families is Posted to DHS Website

Stand With Us As #OneNation Reposted from AAPI Progressive Action  The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has posted a draft rule to its website. This rule could hurt Asian American and Pacific Islander families across the country. It is...

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Trump’s Next Target: Legal Immigrants

This piece was originally published in the New York Times. IMMIGRANTS WHO PLAY BY THE RULES AND CONTRIBUTE TO THEIR COMMUNITIES COULD SOON BE AT RISK OF DEPORTATION. AMERICANS MUST INSIST THAT CONGRESS BLOCK THIS PROPOSAL. By Tung Nguyen and Sherry Hirota...

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Brett Kavanaugh Must Repudiate Racist, Sexist “Su Ching” Remarks

Asian American Action Fund Calls on Supreme Court Nominee to Clarify Email  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2018 Contact: Caroline Fan, 202-255-9906 Today, during the Senate Judiciary hearings of Brett Kavanaugh for consideration as a United States Supreme Court...

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Crazy Rich Asians & Asian American Representation in Media

        For generations, Asian Americans have grown up relating to people in media who do not look like us and who haven’t had our experiences. While there has been a positive progression from Asian Americans being portrayed as racist...

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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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