Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

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DACA/DAPA Eligibility Screening Workshop-ALHAMBRA, CA

Are you an undocumented individual who arrived to the U.S. before age 16? OR are you an undocumented parent of a U.S. Citizen or lawful permanent resident (LPR)? Come get FREE, one-on-one information on your eligibility and learn how you can start preparing to apply for the newly expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) & Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) programs!

Saturday, March 7, 2015 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM

First Baptist Church of Alhambra
101 South Atlantic Boulevard,
Alhambra, CA 91801

Asian Language Legal Intake Project

APALC launches the Asian Language Legal Intake Project (ALLIP) as a joint collaboration with local legal aid organizations in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. ALLIP offers dedicated Asian language phone lines that provide counsel and advice to limited English speaking individuals on a range of legal issues, including family, public benefits, immigration, housing, employment, and consumer law. Initially, ALLIP opens with Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese) and Vietnamese hotlines. 

Sacramento County must provide ballots in Chinese, U.S. says

Oct 13 2011

Sacramento Bee
 
In another marker of the region's shifting demographics, the federal government said Wednesday that Sacramento County must print ballots and other voting materials in Chinese by the next election.
 
The change is the latest indication of phenomenal growth in the county's Chinese community, which added about 75 residents a month during the last decade. Only 15 other counties across America are required to print ballots in Chinese.

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Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants (DRAI)
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday - Friday

For more information or to apply to DRAI, please call: 

Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese)  (213) 241-8872
Khmer  (213) 241-8877
Korean  (213) 241-8873
Tagalog  (213) 241-8874
Thai  (213) 241-8875
Vietnamese  (213) 241-8876
English/Other, Non-Spanish  (213) 241-8880
Spanish/English** (CARECEN)  (213) 315-2659
Spanish/English** (CHIRLA)  (213) 201-8700
 (213) 395-9547

*This list will continue to expand.
** Spanish assistance available through CARECEN & CHIRLA.
***We are experiencing heavier call volume than usual. We highly encourage you to call your native language phone line, the wait time may be shorter. 

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.