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2005
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Anti-Asian Voter Discrimination in 2004

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the federal Voting Rights Act earlier this month, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), a 31-year old civil rights organization, released…

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AALDEF Launches New Initiative to Challenge State and Local Enforcement of Immigration Laws

New York—The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), a 31-year old civil rights organization, announced today a new initiative to defend against local and state enforcement of…

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Voting Rights Act Reauthorization Rally

Council Members and community advocates today announced the pending introduction of legislation calling on Congress to re-authorize provisions of the 1965 Voting Rights Act to ensure continued…

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Community Health Program Providing Care For 9/11’s Forgotten Victims

Coalition, Congress Members, Announce Expansion of 9/11 Health Program WHAT: Beyond Ground Zero Network and Bellevue Hospital Center announce 9/11 Community Health Initiative, a comprehensive program…

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AALDEF Korean Workers Project Announces $5,000 Settlement for Store Worker

An injured Korean stock worker who worked more than 82 hours a week at a New York City warehouse won a settlement today of $5,000 to resolve his claim for his unpaid overtime wages. The Asian American…

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The Rhode Island Asian American Vote 2004

Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund Releases New Exit Poll Results New York—The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund released new findings from its national multilingual exit…

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The Pennsylvania Asian American Vote 2004

Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund Releases New Exit Poll Results New York—The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund released new findings from its national multilingual exit…

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The New Jersey Asian American Vote 2004

Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund Releases New Exit Poll Results New York—The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund released new findings from its national multilingual exit…

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Coalition Working on 101.5 Broadcast Response and Station Reach Mutual Understanding

Station Issues On-Air Apology; Commits to Taking Proactive Steps to Increase Cultural Awareness and Understanding The New Jersey/National Taskforce Against Hate Media and the New Jersey Coalition for…

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AALDEF Korean Workers Project Announces $28,000 Settlement for Store Worker

An injured Korean worker who worked 72 hours a week at a New York City store won a major settlement today, receiving $28,000 to settle his claim for his unpaid overtime wages. The Asian American Legal…

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New Report Reveals Asian American Voting Trends in 2004 Presidential Election

Multilingual Exit Polls Show Many Asian Americans are First-Time Voters and Share Common Concerns Across Ethnic Lines Washington, DC—Asian American voters, despite their diverse backgrounds and…

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The South Asian American Vote 2004

With analysis about Indo-Caribbean, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, and Indian Voters Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund Releases New Exit Poll Results New York—In celebration of Asian American…

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The Southeast Asian American Vote 2004

Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund Releases New Exit Poll Results New York—The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund released new findings from its national multilingual exit…

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The Massachusetts Asian American Vote 2004

Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund Releases New Exit Poll Results Boston, MA—The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund released new findings from its national multilingual exit…

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AALDEF Releases National Report on the Asian American Vote 2004

New York–The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund released new findings from its national multilingual exit poll of almost 11,000 Asian American voters in the November 2004 Presidential…

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AALDEF Korean Workers Project Announces $73,000 Settlement for Grocery Store Worker

A Korean worker who worked 84 hours a week at a New York City grocery store for 12 years won a major settlement today, receiving $73,000 to settle his claim for his unpaid overtime wages. The Asian…

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AALDEF Mourns Passing of Fred Korematsu

Civil rights legend Fred Korematsu, who was an AALDEF Justice in Action awardee and longtime friend of AALDEF, passed away at age 86 in California on March 30th. He is survived by his wife Kathryn,…

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YKASEC, AALDEF and the Korean-Chinese Association of New York Announce New Initiative for Workers’ Rights Activities in the Korean-Chinese Community

YKASEC, AALDEF, and the Korean-Chinese Association of New York announced the launch of a comprehensive new initiative today aimed at protecting the rights of workers in New York City’s growing…

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YKASEC, AALDEF Announce Launch of Comprehensive Study of Korean Workers in New York City

YKASEC and AALDEF announced the launch of a ground-breaking new study aimed at collecting information about low-wage Korean workers in New York City—the first such study of its kind. There are over…

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AALDEF Mourns Passing of Rep. Bob Matsui

New York—Robert T. Matsui, a 14-term Congressman from Sacramento, California, passed away on January 1 after a brief illness. Rep. Matsui, 63, was head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign…

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