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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The cruelty of public charge

By Ally Mark, AAAF Fellow On February 24, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security enacted their public charge rule, disproportionately striking fear into the lives of immigrants of color. Against the backdrop of hundreds of thousands of public comments,...

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AAAFund’s Statement on Department of Justice’s Denaturalization Program

The Department of Justice’s new section dedicated to seeking out and clawing back citizenship from naturalized Americans is one of the most alarming programs to come out of this White House. The board of the Asian American Action Fund...

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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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Register for AAPI Progressive Action’s Summit this May in Washington, DC!

AAPI Progressive Action AAPI Victory Fund are excited to announce their 3rd Annual AAPI Progressive Summit this May in Washington, DC! They have an excellent lineup of speakers and a full-day program ready for you! Join them for the day as...

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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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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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