Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Project Director - Immigration

Thind, Esq.

Aman Thind is Advancing Justice-LA’s Immigration Project Director. Aman oversees the team that provides legal assistance with adjustment of status, asylum, representation in immigration court, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA). Prior to Advancing Justice-LA, Aman worked as a staff attorney at Legal Services for Children in San Francisco, where she represented children in the areas of probate, immigration, dependency, and education law and helped start their Detained Immigrant Children's project.  In 2003, Aman co-founded the Immigration Center for Women and Children in Los Angeles, working with victims of domestic violence on VAWA, SIJS and U visa cases.  Aman earned her J.D. from the University of California Berkeley School of Law, and her B.A. in Economics from UCLA.

Area of Work: 


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.