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Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund Youth Law Project Resources

The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) has launched a new Youth Law Project offering resources and legal representation to Asian youth and youth groups. What issues do we focus…

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Suitcases on Tour and AALDEF @ QMA’s Fatal Love

The Queens Museum of Art presents Suitcases on Tour: Chanika Svetvilas & the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) a program of Fatal Love ’06 Saturday, August 19, 2006 3:15…

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“Andrew Young Resigns Job as Wal-Mart Image-Builder”

New York Times, August 18, 2006 “The civil rights leader Andrew Young, who was hired by Wal-Mart to improve its public image, resigned from that post last night after telling an African-American…

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AALDEF and Lehman Brothers Volunteer Outreach Event

Volunteers from the Lehman Brothers will partner with AALDEF on July 22 in Flushing, Queens, to educate Asian Americans about their legal rights and to register new voters. Asian American communities…

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June 14 Film Screening & Director’s Talk: Golden Venture

Where: Silk Road Mocha, 30 Mott Street Fee: suggested $8/general admission; $5/AALDEF member RSVP: Please call MoCA at (212) 619-4785 The RSVP list is currently full. To be placed on the waitlist,…

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AALDEF Releases Voting Rights Act Report, “Asian Americans and the Voting Rights Act: The Case for Reauthorization”

On June 13, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) submitted to Congress a comprehensive report on the Voting Rights Act, in which it finds that voters continue to face pervasive…

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“House Negotiator Calls Senate Immigration Bill ‘Amnesty’ and Rejects It”

New York Times, May 27, 2006 “…Mr. Sensenbrenner said he would continue to reject President Bush’s call for a compromise because he believed that the president, who supports a path to citizenship for…

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“Immigration Bill Given Final Polish in Senate”

San Francisco Chronicle, May 26, 2006 “The Senate—including a majority of Republicans—voted resoundingly Wednesday to move toward passage of a sweeping overhaul of the country’s immigration laws. The…

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What’s Next in the Immigration Debate? Ten Principles for Change

Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund Families for Freedom Immigrant Communities in Action Make the Road by Walking After almost two months of taking to the streets, it is clear that we, as…

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TAKE ACTION: Please Take One Minute to Call the Senate TODAY (Week of May 22, 2006)

Dear AALDEF friends and supporters, As you may know, the Senate is poised to pass immigration legislation that would radically alter our immigration system and deplete human rights standards in the…

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“Ballot Brouhaha: Voting Rights Act Cases over Language Barriers Flourish”

National Law Journal, May 15, 2006 To access a copy of this article (subscription required), please click here.

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AALAM Honors AALDEF Legal Team in Boston

The Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts (AALAM) honored AALDEF attorney Glenn D. Magpantay and co-counsel with its 2006 Community Service Award for its work ensure Boston’s compliance…

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AALDEF Statement on U.S. Immigration Reform Policy

As the full Senate considers immigration reform in the coming weeks, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), a 32-year-old national civil rights organization, calls upon Congress…

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Support the Justice for Jiang Zhenxing Campaign!

Dear Friends, We are asking for your support for the Justice for Jiang Zhenxing Campaign. The Justice for Jiang Zhenxing Campaign believes that every human being is entitled to human rights and that…

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“Lawsuit Demands More Aid for Asian-American Voters”

New York Times, February 7, 2006 “Saying they were fed up after ‘many years of frustration’ in dealing with the New York City Board of Elections, four Asian-American voters’ organizations filed a…

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RIGHTS BEGIN AT HOME: Protecting Yourself as a Domestic Worker

A Publication of the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) and the National Employment Law Project (NELP), and revised by NELP in 2006 The purpose of this handbook is to help…

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“Renew and Expand Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act: Language Access to the Vote for Asian Americans”

AALDEF Backgrounder on the Voting Rights Act in English, Chinese, Khmer, Korean, Thai, and Vietnamese The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) has the prepared the following…

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How to Renew Your Green Card

As of May 31, 2005, all applications to renew or replace a green card must be mailed to and filed with the U.S.Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) located in Los Angles where all such…

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How to Renew a Green Card (New Jersey)

As of May 31, 2005, all applications to renew or replace a green card must be mailed to and filed with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) located in Los Angles where all such…

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AALDEF Anti-Trafficking Initiative Brochures and Palm Cards Available in 12 Langauges

AALDEF’s Anti-Trafficking Initiative currently has outreach and educational resources available in 12 languages: English, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Khmer, Korean, Lao, Punjabi, Tagalog, Thai, Urdu,…

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