WASHINGTON – Today, the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice—Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago, Asian American Justice Center (AAJC), Asian Law Caucus (ALC), and Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC)—applauds Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) for her work to strengthen our family immigration system.
LOS ANGELES – Capping off a three-month campaign to educate the Asian American community in the City of Los Angeles about the upcoming municipal general election, the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) urges voters to get to the polls on May 21 to elect a new mayor, city attorney, city controller, some city...
GARDEN GROVE, CA – In honor of Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month, the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, is providing a free citizenship workshop for the Chinese-American community in Irvine from 1:00 p.m.
LOS ANGELES – More than 100 community members of Thai Town, Historic Filipinotown, Little Armenia, and parts of Koreatown attended a candidates’ forum on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, featuring John Choi and Mitch O’Farrell, the final two candidates running to replace Councilmember Eric Garcetti as the representative for Council...
LOS ANGELES – Dream Team LA (DTLA), the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), and a broad coalition of leading nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles including Bet Tzedek Legal Services are teaming up to hold a free clinic to help undocumented youth eligible for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) on May 11,...
With the approach of the May 21 election for the City of Los Angeles, Asian American community groups have developed new resources to assist voters as they decide how to vote at the polls.
LOS ANGELES – The Asian Pacific American Legal Center, a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, filed a lawsuit against the state of California on behalf of students, parents, and teachers to compel the state to provide services to English learners.
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