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CAA Applauds Passage of San Francisco Ordinance to Strengthen Non-Citizen Enfranchisement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 23, 2018 CONTACT: Eugene Lau, Communications Advocate, 415-274-6750 x319, elau@caasf.org  CAA Applauds Passage of San Francisco Ordinance to Strengthen Non-Citizen Enfranchisement San Francisco, CA— The San Francisco Board of Supervisors yesterday unanimously adopted an ordinance to strengthen the … Continue reading

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CAA Congratulates Ms. Sherry Chen on Lawsuit Victory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 25, 2018 CONTACT: Eugene Lau, Communications Advocate, 415-274-6750 x319, elau@caasf.org  CAA Congratulates Ms. Sherry Chen on Lawsuit Victory San Francisco, CA— Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA) expresses its strong agreement with today’s ruling in favor of Sherry Chen … Continue reading

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Federal Judge DACA Ruling Signals Significant Immigrant Rights Victory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 25, 2018 CONTACT: Eugene Lau, Communications Advocate, 415-274-6750 x319, elau@caasf.org  Federal Judge DACA Ruling Signals Significant Immigrant Rights Victory San Francisco, CA— CAA applauds Judge John D. Bates’ decision to resume the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program … Continue reading

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Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Undermines Democracy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 29, 2018 CONTACT: Eugene Lau, Communications Advocate, 415-274-6750 x319, elau@caasf.org  Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Undermines Democracy San Francisco — CAA denounces the decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce to include a citizenship question in the 2020 … 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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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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Statement on AB 1726, Data Disaggregation Bill

Chinese for Affirmative Action strongly supports Assembly Bill 1726 (Bonta), the Accounting for Health and Education in API Demographics Act (AHEAD Act). AB 1726 is a critically-needed effort to unmask Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) subgroups, and to identify … Continue reading

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Sacramento State program tackles college achievement gap among Asian students (The Sacramento Bee)

“The East Asian immigrant experience is different than the Southeast Asian refugee experience is different than the Pacific Islander immigrant experience,” Pan said. People who came to the United States fleeing war, he said, cannot simply be lumped in with … Continue reading

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