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President Obama in Chinatown

Vincent Pan, CAA’s Executive Director, heard President Obama speak on immigration reform in San Francisco’s Chinatown. This is his reflection on the President’s speech.

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Senate immigration reform bill passes, but is riddled with compromises

On June 27th, the Senate voted 68 to 32 to pass an immigration reform bill. The debate now shifts to the House of Representatives where conservative lawmakers have stated their intention to kill the Senate bill and are introducing piecemeal … Continue reading

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What you need to know about the Senate immigration reform bill

CAA has created a summary that explains the U.S. Senate comprehensive immigration reform bill. We hope this will help explain the 800+ page bill so that you understand how immigration reform will affect you. We have also translated this into … Continue reading

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Immigration Reform – The Fight Is Far From Finished

Here’s the latest update on immigration reform. Two weeks ago, a group of Senators released a bill that seeks to fix our broken immigration system.  If passed and signed into law, our country’s policies as well as its values and … Continue reading

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Thousands Turn Out for Bay Area Immigration Rallies (KQED)

To chants of “No papers, no fear! No papers, no fear!” immigration rights activists marched up Market Street in San Francisco Wednesday. About 1,000 protesters from diverse groups carried flags and multilingual signs. In Portsmouth Square, in Chinatown, a group … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Coming Together for Just Immigration Policies (CAA 2012 Membership Meeting)

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Chinese for Affirmative Action hosted its annual membership meeting on February 4, 2013 to discuss an important and timely topic: reforming our nation’s immigration system. We invited four amazing and diverse experts to lead this conversation: Henry Der, Professor Bill … Continue reading

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Principles for Fair and Just Immigration Reform

Congress and President Obama recently announced their plans for comprehensive immigration reform that is to be completed this year. In their proposals, they laid out distinct principles that they think should guide any proposed legislation. In response, we came up … Continue reading

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Coming Together for Just Immigration Policies (CAA 2012 Membership Meeting)

CAA will be hosting our annual membership meeting on February 4, 2013 to discuss an important and timely topic: reforming our nation’s immigration system. We’ve invited four amazing and diverse experts to lead this conversation: Henry Der, Prof. Bill Ong … Continue reading

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Free Workshop at Mission High: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Friday, September 7th, 5pm – 8:30pm Saturday, September 8th, 9am – 12:30 pm Both workshops will have Q&A and legal counseling in English, Spanish, and Chinese. Mission High School 3750 18th Street San Francisco, CA **Parking behind the building at … Continue reading

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Applying for “Deferred Action” Legal Clinics

The San Francisco Immigrant Legal and Education Network (SFILEN) is hosting free legal clinics to help undocumented youth understand and apply for “deferred action” status with the US Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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