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2018
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Feb. 25: DACA renewal and immigration know your rights clinic – Brooklyn Law School

AALDEF staff attorney Annie Wang will speak at our free DACA renewal clinic and know your rights immigration legal clinic on Sunday, February 25, 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm, at Brooklyn Law School.…

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Feb. 3, 2018 – DACA renewal presentations and workshops

AALDEF is participating in two Know Your Rights events on DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) on Saturday, February 3: From 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm, AALDEF is provide free legal assistance at a…

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New AALDEF guidance on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

UPDATED 3.8.18: Download the latest Feb. 2018 AALDEF DACA guidance here. On January 9, 2018, a federal district judge in California temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s cancellation of the…

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2017
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Remembering Vivian Cheng-Khanna, 1955 – 2017

Vivian Cheng-Khanna had an intellect refined at a top college and law school, but the easygoing manner of a friend who had all afternoon to hear what was on your mind. While practicing law in some of…

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New AALDEF poll: 2,538 Asian American voters in 2017 elections; 59% disapprove of Trump’s job performance

According to a nonpartisan exit poll of 2,538 Asian American voters in the 2017 elections, Asian Americans strongly supported Democratic candidates in four states–Virginia, New Jersey, Massachusetts…

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AALDEF calls on Asian Americans to mobilize for a clean DREAM Act

AALDEF is among the 18 Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) immigrant advocacy, labor, civil rights, community health, service provider, and undocumented youth groups calling for a new…

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AALDEF to conduct Asian American Exit Poll and monitor poll sites in NYC, Boston, NJ and VA on Election Day

The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), a New York-based national civil rights organization, will dispatch attorneys and volunteers to document voter problems and the…

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Volunteers needed for Asian American Election Protection 2017

AALDEF seeks volunteers to defend Asian American voting rights in the November 2017 elections in Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Virginia. In past elections, Asian Americans have faced a…

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Oct. 1: DACA renewal clinic at Flushing Library

The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), in partnership with the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY), the National Center for Law and Economic Justice (NCLEJ), the…

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Sept. 19: DACA Renewal Training Webinar

On Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, 12 noon to 1:30 pm, AALDEF will conduct a DACA Renewal Training Webinar for pro bono lawyers, in conjunction with the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY).…

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AALDEF denounces ending of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program; calls for legislative solution

The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) was appalled to hear Attorney General Jeff Sessions announce this morning that the Trump administration is ending Deferred Action for…

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5th Cir. affirms federal court ruling that Texas election law violates Voting Rights Act

Asian American voters entitled to interpreters of their choice under Voting Rights Act The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) applauded the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals…

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AALDEF denounces introduction of RAISE Act to restrict legal immigration

The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) was appalled to learn that the President and two Republican senators intend to push for the enactment of the RAISE Act, which would…

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AALDEF marks five-year anniversary of DACA program; UPDATE on DAPA/Expanded DACA

On the fifth anniversary of the announcement of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in June 2012, DACA continues to improve and transform the lives of undocumented immigrants who…

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Next DC and NYC presentations on AALDEF 2016 exit poll report: June 21, 22 and 27

AALDEF will conduct the next three presentations on its new report, “The Asian American Vote 2016,” which includes information from our multilingual exit poll of 13,846 Asian American voters in the…

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May 23: The Asian American Vote 2016 – Boston

During the 2016 Presidential Elections, 13,846 Asian American voters participated in the nation’s largest nonpartisan multilingual exit poll. AALDEF’s Asian American Exit Poll was conducted in 11…

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