Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

immigration

We won't let ICE tear apart the Cambodian community

Nak Kim (“Rickie”) Chhoeun and his family fled the Khmer Rouge and arrived in the United States when he was only six years old. Now, he and over a hundred other Cambodian refugees have been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) with final deportation orders. These are the largest raids to ever target the Cambodian community and nearly 2,000 other Cambodian refugees across the country are still at risk of being unlawfully arrested.

DACA Renewal Workshop

Asian Americans Adnvancing Justice-LA is hosting DACA Renewal Workshops for all DACA recepients whose work permits expired between September 5, 2017 - March 5, 2018.

We strongly encourage you to renewal immediately. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome.

DACA Renewal Workshop

Asian Americans Adnvancing Justice-LA is hosting DACA Renewal Workshops for all DACA recepients whose work permits expired between September 5, 2017 - March 5, 2018.

We strongly encourage you to renewal immediately. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome.

As DACA Termination Looms, Advancing Justice-LA Focuses on Urgent DACA Renewals and Vows to Fight for all Immigrants

On September 5, 2017, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program effective March 5, 2018. In response, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) and other organizations held a press conference today to explain what the termination means -- what was announced, what those eligible for renewal can and should do, other options for current DACA recipients, and state and federal legislative responses. Advancing Justice-LA will provide free legal assistance for current DACA recipients, including those seeking renewal.

Advancing Justice Applauds Injunction Against Texas Anti-Immigrant Bill, Focuses on Leading the Charge to Protect Immigrants In Other States

On Wednesday, August 30, a federal judge in San Antonio temporarily blocked Texas from implementing state Senate Bill 4, as the lawsuit over the bill continues. Texas’ SB4 was set to go into effect on Friday and essentially mandates local law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration enforcement, stripping power from Texas cities and counties to determine how and whether to do so. Advancing Justice condemned the passage of Texas’ SB 4 earlier this year. 

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For Legal Help

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
需要協助嗎: 800.520.2356
도움이 필요하십니까?: 800.867.3640
Tagalog: 855.300.2552
ต้องการความช่วยเหลือ: 800.914.9583

 

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.