Topic: Immigrant Rights (What’s Happening)

Immigrant Rights

CALL TO ACTION: Help to Defend Immigrant Families

Immigrant and refugee families continue to be under a systemic and coordinated attack. Most recently, immigration raids at 7-11 Stores, rollback of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program, and the precarious state of DACA echo the past and current xenophobic exclusion of immigrants and unjust … Continue reading

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CAA Mobilizes Against DACA Repeal

A former DACA recipient and current immigration program manager for Chinese for Affirmative Action speaks during a news conference at San Francisco City Hall in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Eleven million of our immigrant family members, co-workers, friends, and neighbors remain trapped in the shadows of our society because our immigration system is badly broken.

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DACA Resources

On September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program. We are advising individuals who may be impacted to call our offices to get a free screening at (415) 761-3222. Additionally, here are resources … Continue reading

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CAA Denounces Federal Efforts to Limit Immigration and Attack Affirmative Action

Two Trump Administration priorities became public today that will undermine civil rights, racial justice, and diversity in the United States.

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Historic Rally Mobilizes Nearly 800

In the heart of Chinatown, feelings of resilience and solidarity reached all corners of Portsmouth Square; nearly 800 people gathered for the first ever Rally for Inclusion – a stand against recent anti-immigrant, refugee and Muslim policies and a call … Continue reading

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Remembering the 135th Anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act

Please join us in remembering the 135th Anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act at a historic community gathering on Saturday, May 6th in San Francisco Chinatown. Rally for Inclusion Saturday, May 6th 12:00-1:30PM Portsmouth Square San Francisco Chinatown

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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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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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Supreme Court Case Could Impact Thousands of Chinese Immigrants

The U.S. Supreme Court recently agreed to review the immigration case of United States v. Texas, to determine the constitutionality of President Obama’s deferred action programs (expanded DACA and DAPA) for certain undocumented immigrants. CAA has long been in agreement … Continue reading

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House Republicans Are Failing Immigrants

It has been almost one year since the U.S. Senate passed their version of comprehensive immigration reform legislation and the Republicans in the House of Representatives have still done nothing.

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