Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center


Advancing Justice Opposes Efforts to Dismantle Race-Conscious Admissions Policies at Ivy League Schools

LOS ANGELES – In response to news reports that administrative complaints are being filed today seeking to dismantle race-conscious admissions policies at Brown University, Dartmouth College, and Yale University, Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice) issues the following statement:

Asian American Civil Rights Organization Announces 2016 California Legislative Agenda

SACRAMENTO  Today, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-California (Advancing Justice-California) launched its 2016 policy agenda at a legislative briefing at the state Capitol in Sacramento, attended by state legislators, legislative staff, members of the California Commission on Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs, advocates, and commun

Call For Disciplinary Action Against Los Angeles Sheriff’s Top Deputy For Racist, Sexist, And Islamophobic Emails

LOS ANGELES – In response to a recent Los Angeles Times article exposing numerous offensive and derogatory emails sent by Tom Angel, the current Chief of Staff to Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles issues the following statement:

Advancing Justice Delivers Strong Message in Support of President’s Immigration Action

LOS ANGELES – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and the expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Nationally, about 400,000 undocumented Asian immigrants would be eligible for these deferred action initiatives.


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Advancing Justice - LA’s hotlines prioritize assistance to low-income persons in the following areas of law: family, immigration, consumer, public benefits, employment, housing, and civil rights.

English: 888.349.9695
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Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.