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2007
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“Abused Korean-American Church Worker Wins Earthly Reward”

Agence France-Presse, January 23, 2007 “A Korean electrician who moved to America to start a new life only to be paid a pittance working long hours as a church janitor has won 32,000 dollars in…

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Saturday, Feb. 10th: AALDEF Facilitates Workshops at the 2007 ECAASU (East Coast Asian American Students Union) Conference

Yale University (New Haven, CT) AALDEF Staff Attorney Khin Mai Aung and Voting Rights Public Education Coordinator Brian Redondo will be facilitating workshops at this year’s ECAASU (East Coast Asian…

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“Legal Nuts and Bolts of Becoming a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit”

Jan. 25, 2007 The Pro Bono Committee of the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) in collaboration with the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund and Asian American Arts…

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Just Between You and Me – and the NSA?: A Town Hall Meeting on Domestic Spying, NSA Surveillance, and the Rule of Law

Just Between You and Me – and the NSA? A Town Hall Meeting on Domestic Spying, NSA Surveillance, and the Rule of Law Date: January 16, 2007 Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm Location: NYU School of Law, Lipton…

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“Asian Americans for Affirmative Action”

The Notion Blog, January 9, 2007 https://www.thenation.com/article/asian-americans-affirmative-action/ In response to NYT reporter Timothy Egan’s Jan. 7 article, “Little Asia on the Hill,” The…

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Religious, Labor and Civil Rights Organizations Call for an Immediate Moratorium On Immigration Raids

National Movement Grows as Immigration is Placed on Congressional Policy Plank Statement Philadelphia January 3 — The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and more than 60 human rights…

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Benefits for Green Card Holders

As a Green Card Holder, “Legal Permanent Resident”, you may be able to receive many public benefits from New York State and the Federal Government. In some cases, you are entitled to receive these…

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Become a U.S. Citizen

By becoming a U.S. citizen you can vote, transmit citizenship to your children born abroad, obtain federal employment and certain state jobs, sponsor immediate family members to be lawful permanent…

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2006
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Clarification needed in Supreme Court to Revisit Key Affirmative Action Rulings in Cases Being Heard Today (Dec. 14, 2006)

Submitted for consideration on December 15, 2006, to the Chronicle of Higher Education To the Editor: The article Supreme Court to Revisit Key Affirmative Action Rulings in Cases Being Heard Today.…

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“Broader Inquiries Are Urged On Underpayment of Wages”

New York Times, December 13, 2006 “Troubled by what they call a proliferation of wage violations in New York, two dozen immigrant and worker advocacy groups want Governor-elect Eliot Spitzer to make…

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“Workers Say Racism’s On Daniel Menu”

New York Daily News, December 10, 2006 “Eating at Daniel, the celebrity-filled four-star French restaurant on the upper East Side, will cost you a pretty penny. It is, after all, an elegant and…

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Litigation Update: AALDEF Wins Favorable Decision from Massachusetts Superior Court on Behalf of Lowell Teachers

The Massachusetts Superior Court has upheld an earlier decision by the American Arbitration Association ordering three veteran Lowell school teachers reinstated with full back pay, seniority, and…

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“Asian-Americans Can Gain from Losses at Polls”

Dallas Morning News, November 16, 2006 “…According to the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Asian-American voter turnout was high for the midterm elections. Margaret Fung, the New…

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“Asian-American Votes Influenced Many Important Races”

Aired 6:30pm, on November 9, 2006, on Pacific Time on KQED-NPR According to exit polls in eight states by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Asian Americans came out in…

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Asian Pacific Americans in Michigan and the Anti-Affirmative Action Ballot Proposal, Proposal 2

A Toolkit for Grassroots Leaders The anti-affirmative action ballot Proposal 2, proposed by out-of-state California businessmen, received a No vote of 42% and a Yes vote of 58% among all Michigan…

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AALDEF Election Protection 2006 Co-Sponsors

AALDEFs Election Protection 2006 efforts were made possible by many groups that mobilized volunteer attorneys, law students, college students and community activists. National Co-Sponsors Asian…

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“Political Parties Field Attorney Volunteers”

New York Law Journal, November 7, 2006 To read a copy of the article, please click here.

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“Affirmative Action Does Help Asian Americans”

Ann Arbor News, November 6, 2006 “Affirmative Action Does Help Asians” To the Editor: Carl Cohen’s claim, in his Nov. 1 Other Voices essay, that affirmative action benefits blacks and Latinos to the…

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AALDEF Fall 2006 Outlook Newsletter

Outlook is the biannual newletter of the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund. To receive every edition of Outlook in the mail, please consider an AALDEF membership. Click to read the FALL…

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New Online Documentary Captures the History of U.S. Government Surveillance

“Tracked in America: Stories from the History of U.S. Government Surveillance,” a newly launched online documentary, marks the most comprehensive effort to examine the history of surveillance in…

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