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Submit Public Comment and Resist Proposed Public Charge Regulation

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 10, 2018 CONTACT: Eugene Lau, Chinese for Affirmative Action Communications Manager, 415-274-6750 x319 elau@caasf.org Submit Public Comment and Resist Proposed Public Charge Regulation San Francisco, CA– The Trump Administration published “public charge” regulation to … 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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Chinese group backs reversal on injunction (China Daily USA)

CAA has filed a friend of the court brief with a federal appeals court before a hearing next week to reverse an injunction a federal judge in Texas placed on President Barack Obama’s immigration executive action. We joined civil rights … Continue reading

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Advocates optimistic on immigration (China Daily USA)

A San Francisco-based Chinese advocacy organization on Monday expressed optimism that a Texas judge’s order blocking President Obama’s immigration relief program will be overturned in appeals court. “We, and the communities and organizations that we work with, all are optimistic … Continue reading

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National bus tour promoting immigration reform stops over in SF (SF Examiner)

A new national bus tour pushing immigration reform through fasting passengers stops in San Francisco today for a number of events inviting the public to rally around the issue.

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For Chinese Parents, Local Control is ‘Lost in Translation’

CAA and New America Media hosted a listening session with Chinese immigrant parents in San Francisco to learn what challenges they faced as limited-English proficient parents. All cited language barriers as obstacles.

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National Day of Action Against Arizona’s SB 1070 and Federal “S-Comm” Program

On July 29, the day that Arizona’s SB1070 went into effect, CAA joined allies across the U.S. to take part in national actions to protest SB 1070, “S-Comm,” and other racist policies that target immigrants. Here is a listing of … Continue reading

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CAA Opposes the Implementation of the Dangerous “Secure Communities” Program in San Francisco

What is “Secure Communities”? In the wake of Arizona’s SB1070, the California Department of Justice has called on San Francisco to participate in a new collaboration between local police and Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE), known as “Secure Communities” beginning … Continue reading

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Community Townhall on Immigrant Rights

The San Francisco Rights Defense Committee Invites You To A San Francisco Community Townhall on Immigrant Rights The Community Townhall will convene community members, residents and allies concerned about the current attacks on immigrant communities. We have also invited the … Continue reading

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Torrico bill aiding renters caught in foreclosure squeeze passes Assembly Committee (California Chronicle)

The AACRE-supported Assembly Bill 2568 (Torrico), which would give added protection to renters being forced out of their homes because their landlords’ foreclosures, passed the Assembly Judiciary Committee 7-2 today. Continue reading

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