Monthly Archives: August 2012

Filipinos Make New Inroads in California Politics

Despite making up the second-largest group of Asian-Americans in California, Filipino-Americans in California haven’t achieved much success in the halls of political power. Now, two Philippine-born Californians in the San Francisco Bay Area are set to change that. Reporter: Jason

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AFIRE Rock the Balut in Chicago – August 31

In solidarity with the Filipino Advocates for Justice and in collaboration with the Asian American Institute, the Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment will give life to “Rock the Balut” as the Pinoy movement to engage and build

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35 Days Until the Advancing Justice Conference!

  Countdown to the Conference Conference Date September 27 – 28, 2012 Conference Location Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers 301 East North Water Street Chicago, IL 60611 UPDATES Did you know Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act provides bilingual

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KAYA-LA: Sunday, August 26 – An Afternoon Reception for Rob Bonta

Rob Bonta Los Angeles Fundraiser Please join us for an afternoon reception in honor of Rob Bonta Alameda Vice Mayor & Candidate for State Assembly.

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Join KAYA-LA with KADC at APAP-LA’s 2nd ‘Dem Sum’

Please join KAYA-LA (Filipino Americans for Progress – Los Angeles) and our own Filipino American, City of Artesia Councilmember Victor Manalo, at Asian Pacific Americans for Progress – Los Angeles’ Dem Sum!

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ADVANCING JUSTICE ANNOUNCES FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOR DEFERRED ACTION RELIEF FOR ELIGIBLE UNDOCUMENTED YOUTH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 15, 2012 CONTACTReena Arya Staff Attorney, Immigrants’ Rights Asian Law Caucus (415) 848-7710 reenaa@asianlawcaucus.org   ADVANCING JUSTICE ANNOUNCES FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOR  DEFERRED ACTION RELIEF FOR ELIGIBLE UNDOCUMENTED YOUTH  WASHINGTON – The Asian American Center for

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APALA is Hiring: Tam Tran Program & Outreach Fellow

Tam Tran Program & Outreach Fellow The Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO is seeking a passionate social justice activist for its fellowship in remembrance of Tam Tran, an undocumented student activist and filmmaker. APALA is excited to be able

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White House Infographic: 11 facts about the tax debate

11 facts about the tax debate If Congress doesn’t act, taxes are going to go up for 114 million middle-class families on January 1. The good news is that nearly everyone in Washington agrees we need to do something about

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White House Infographic on Tax Cuts

  Check out this graphic We’ve heard from Americans across the country about why it’s so important to extend the tax cuts for the middle class that are set to expire at the end of the year. But we’ve also

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USCIS BEGINS ACCEPTING REQUESTS FOR CONSIDERATION OF DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS

Press Release Aug. 15, 2012   USCIS BEGINS ACCEPTING REQUESTS FOR CONSIDERATION OF DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS Agency successfully meets 60-day implementation date   WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will begin accepting requests, effective

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