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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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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On September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program.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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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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Immigrant Rights vs. Racist Rhetoric

In the absence of comprehensive immigration reform, anti-immigrant hate is revealing itself everywhere. Republican candidates for the presidency are smearing whole communities, fanning xenophobic bigotry, and seeking to end the constitutional guarantee of birthright citizenship. Too many politicians — including … Continue reading

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Progress for Immigrants in the California Budget

Chinese for Affirmative Action has been active in statewide legislative advocacy in Sacramento for over a decade. These efforts have helped bring the needs of Asian Americans, especially those who are the most vulnerable, to the attention of lawmakers. Last … Continue reading

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Update on Immigration Administrative Relief

On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced his use of executive authority for administrative relief to address our immigration system.  Due to the failure of Republicans in the House of Representatives to call a vote on immigration reform, President Obama’s … Continue reading

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President Obama to Address Immigration Tonight

By Vincent Pan and Grace Lee Tonight President Obama will address the nation to announce plans to improve our nation’s broken immigration system.  It is expected that the President will outline the administrative measures he can and will take without … Continue reading

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What we wrote to President Obama

“Tens of millions of Americans have long suffered as a result of our broken immigration system. Because Congress refuses to act, now is the time for the White House to take all necessary measures to reunite and keep all immigrant … Continue reading

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