Recent Issues

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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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Four months of crazy: a reflection on my time in DC

By Ally Mark, AAAF Fellow It still feels surreal that my time in DC is officially behind me. As I hunker down in my apartment, overlooking a blustery Lake Michigan capped by solid, steel-gray sky, I’m just now starting...

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What does AAPI outreach look like to 2020 presidential hopefuls?

By Ally Mark, AAAF Fellow We’re about two debates and three years into 2020 now, and speeding at breakneck pace towards the Nevada primary (let’s not talk about Iowa, please). These next few states are unmistakably a critical time...

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AAAFund’s Top Posts of 2019

As we hurtle headlong into 2020, let’s take a moment to reflect back on last year’s work and growth. This work is not easy, but that’s what makes it so important. So join us for a little retrospective, because...

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Thank You, 2019. 2020, We’re Fired Up & Ready to Go!

With 2020 on the horizon, AAAFund is excited to celebrate its successes this past year and is more inspired than ever to hit the ground running in 2020 to build a collective, people-powered movement to win back the White...

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Let’s face it: a future with facial recognition technology

By Ally Mark, AAAF Fellow Facial recognition technology (FRT) is everywhere these days. It unlocks your phone and puts filters over your Snapchats. It watches out for stalkers at Taylor Swift concerts and even helps you find love. But...

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The AAPI Vote Matters – Hasan Minhaj Says So

By Ally Mark, AAAF Intern It’s been a harrowing couple of weeks on Capitol Hill. But that seems like all the more reason to step back and take stock of where we are today, in the AAPI community. On...

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We Are Not Just Untapped Voters Anymore: We Are The New Leaders

By Ally Mark, AAAFund Intern I moved to Washington about two months ago to intern on the Hill now, but I can’t quite shake the feeling that I’m still settling in. It feels like only a couple weeks ago...

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What is a Caucus? And Why is it Important for AAPI Voters?

By Vivian Chang, Media Director The First in the Nation (Iowa) and First in the West (Nevada) primaries are right around the corner! But what is a caucus? How does it work? And why is it important for AAPI...

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