Topic: Press Releases

CAA Joins 120+ Asian American Civil Rights Groups in Support of Affirmative Action

CAA joins with over 120 Asian American civil rights organizations nationwide to reaffirm support for affirmative action and equal opportunity in education in a collective statement released today.

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Statement on Ruling in Texas v. US to Delay DACA and DAPA

Earlier this week, a Texas judge, well-known for his anti-­immigrant views, placed an injunction on President Obama’s immigration actions announced in November 2014. This injunction defies legal precedent and we expect it to be appealed and overturned shortly. The ruling … Continue reading

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Asian American Advocates Send Message to the White House Taskforce to Keep Families Together by Addressing Family Visa Backlogs

Asian American and Pacific Islander community organizations from around the country, including Chinese for Affirmative Action in San Francisco, sent a message to the White House to use all of its existing legal authority to alleviate the family backlogs, which … Continue reading

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Asian American Civil Rights Groups Respond to President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

MEDIA ADVISORY For Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Asian American Civil Rights Groups Respond to President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration WHAT: Press briefing on President Obama’s executive action on administrative relief for immigrants, also known as “Immigration Accountability Executive Actions” … Continue reading

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Asian and Pacific Islander Civil Rights Organizations Announce Support for Proposition 47: Invest in Schools, Not Prisons

Chinese for Affirmative Action, Chinese Progressive Association, and Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus have announced their strong support for Proposition 47 and urge community members to vote YES for this important ballot measure.

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Community Urges President Obama to End Deportations of Families and Push for Just Immigration Reform During His Chinatown Visit (Media Advisory)

On Monday, President Barack Obama will visit San Francisco’s Chinatown to talk about his immigration reform efforts. Immigrant rights advocates and immigrant youth, led by ASPIRE (Asian Students Promoting Immigrant Rights through Education), Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Asian Law … Continue reading

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CAA Supports Latest Lawsuit Against Accrediting Commission

Chinese for Affirmative Action supports the Save CCSF Coalition in their recent lawsuit against the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) for putting City College of San Francisco at severe risk and threatening its existence for over 85,000 … Continue reading

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Chinese for Affirmative Action Leads Campaign to Restore Accreditation and Education for 85,000 Students

Chinese for Affirmative Action, a community-based civil rights organization in San Francisco, has launched a campaign to give voice to those who believe that City College must remain open for all 85,000 of its students.

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English-limited Residents Can Turn to New City Program to Protect Their Language Rights

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A new community- and City-supported initiative will help limited-English San Francisco residents understand and protect their language rights.

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Asian Pacific Islanders Unite in San Francisco for National Day of Action for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

MEDIA ADVISORY For Wednesday, April 10, 2013 Media Contact: Susan Hsieh, shsieh at caasf dot org Asian Pacific Islanders Unite in San Francisco for National Day of Action for Comprehensive Immigration Reform WHAT: Asian Pacific Islander immigrant rights advocates will … Continue reading

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