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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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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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CAA Rallies to Safeguard Immigrant Communities In San Francisco

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 28, 2018 CONTACT: Hong Mei Pang Director of Advocacy hpang@caasf.org (English, Mandarin, Cantonese) Jose Ng Immigrant Rights Community Advocate jng@caasf.org (Cantonese)   CAA Rallies to Safeguard Immigrant Communities In San Francisco San Francisco, CA— CAA will join today’s … Continue reading

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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On September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program.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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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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Our Continual Resistance

During these tumultuous times, it is especially important to celebrate recent victories — like the preliminary injunction against Muslim Ban 2.0 — and ensuring that millions of Americans continue to have access to basic health care. If you are wondering … Continue reading

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Know Your Rights: 24 Hour Help Hotline

If ICE comes to your home, workplace, or neighborhood, report this action by calling (415) 200-1548 and send help to those impacted.

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Sanctuary City: What you need to know and how you can help

With the announcement of the administration’s new immigration memos, this is undoubtedly a dangerous time for our communities, especially for immigrants who are being targeted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). As you may have read, there are reports … Continue reading

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Lessons from Angel Island: Protect Immigrant Rights

Over one hundred years ago, not far from CAA’s office in San Francisco Chinatown, unaccompanied immigrant children from Asia were being detained at the Angel Island immigration station for months and sometimes years.

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