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CAA honors Cecillia Wang for Continuing the Legacy of Resistance

CAA is pleased to recognize Cecillia Wang for leading the fight against anti-immigrant laws, racial profiling, and other unlawful police practices relating to immigration enforcement across the country. For over 20 years, she has been at the center of landmark … Continue reading

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Our Continual Resistance

During these tumultuous times, it is especially important to celebrate recent victories — like the preliminary injunction against Muslim Ban 2.0 — and ensuring that millions of Americans continue to have access to basic health care. If you are wondering … Continue reading

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Know Your Rights

If ICE comes to your home, workplace, or neighborhood, report this action by calling (415) 200-1548 and send help to those impacted.

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Sanctuary City: What you need to know and how you can help

With the announcement of the administration’s new immigration memos, this is undoubtedly a dangerous time for our communities, especially for immigrants who are being targeted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). As you may have read, there are reports … Continue reading

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Now is the Time to Stand Together

The words and deeds of the Trump administration are as dangerous, racist, and xenophobic as they were during the Presidential campaign. Last week’s executive order on immigration that callously targets Muslims, bans refugees, and restricts many forms of travel are … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Next Four Years

Four weeks have passed since election night. During this time people have been through a wide range of emotions as we imagine the impact the results may have on our everyday lives and on the lives of those around us. … Continue reading

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2016 California AAPI Voter Guide

We are pleased to share with you the 2016 California AAPI Voter Guide in English and Chinese. Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders make up 14.86% of the eligible voters of California’s electorate.

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Supreme Court Split Decision on Expanded DACA and DAPA Leave 400,000 Asian and Pacific Islanders in the Shadows

Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA) along with community members and advocates across the country express our disappointment and frustration with yesterday’s Supreme Court split vote on an injunction which has unnecessarily stalled the implementation of expanded DACA (Deferred Action for … Continue reading

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Asian and Pacific Islanders Stand to Benefit from Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Race Conscious Policies for College Admissions

Last week, the Supreme Court ruled, by a vote of 4-3, in the case of Fisher v. Texas to uphold the value of creating a diverse student body allowing university officials to consider race among many factors in making holistic … Continue reading

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Chinese Hospital Exceeds Local Hiring Goal, Provides 100,000 Work Hours for San Francisco Resident Construction Workers

Chinese Hospital, with over 100 years of service to Chinatown and San Francisco, exceeded the 25% goal of hiring local construction workers to reach 29% in the building of the new hospital. The project gave construction workers living in San … Continue reading

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