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2005
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AALDEF Monitors Report Voting Rights Violations in 2005 Elections

Monitors Document Concerns in NY, NJ, and MA New York, NY—More than 275 volunteers from the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) and a coalition of Asian American advocacy groups…

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AALDEF Urges Congress to Expand Voting Rights Act Language Assistance Provisions

New York—The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) this week urged Congress to reauthorize and expand Language Assistance Provisions under Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act. The…

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AALDEF Steps Up Monitoring of 2005 Elections in Three States: New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts

On Election Day, Tuesday, November 8th, the civil rights group Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) will dispatch approximately 250 volunteer poll monitors to document incidents of…

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AALDEF South Asian Workers Project Announces $75,000 Settlement for Restaurant Worker

New York—Mr. C, a waiter from Bangladesh and a client of the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), won a major victory against a prominent downtown Manhattan Indian restaurant…

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First-Ever Chinese and Vietnamese Ballots in Boston; Court Approves of Settlement in Voting Rights Lawsuit

Asian Americans and Latinos hail decision, applaud the City of Boston and U.S. Department of Justice Late yesterday afternoon, a panel of judges approved a settlement that requires the City of Boston…

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AALDEF Korean Workers Project Announces $35,000 Settlement for Store Worker

A Korean worker who worked 72 hours a week at a New York City grocery store has won a major settlement, receiving $35,000 to settle his claim for his unpaid overtime wages. The Asian American Legal…

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AALDEF Korean Workers Project Announces $2,900 Settlement for Day Laborers

A group of three Korean-Chinese construction day laborers whose employer refused to pay them any wages for their work won a settlement of about $2,900 to settle their claims. The Asian American Legal…

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Call to Repeal IRCA Employer Sanctions Provisions

NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION: Thursday, September 22, 12:00 PM, 26 Federal Plaza, New York City. Break the Chains, a national alliance of African-American, labor, faith-based, and immigrant groups, is…

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YKASEC, AALDEF Korean Workers Project Announce New Korean-Language Guide to Unemployment Insurance

YKASEC and the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) Korean Workers Project announced the publication of the first-ever Korean-language booklet on New York State unemployment…

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Korean Workers Project Guide Available

NEW YORK, NY — The AALDEF Korean Workers Project is the only project in the East Coast designed specifically to serve the needs of low-income workers of Korean descent. Many of the over 200,000 Korean…

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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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