Advancing Justice Condemns Executive Order Banning Immigrants and Refugees

Email today from Advancing Justice: Today, President Trump issued an executive order banning immigrants and refugees from predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. “We condemn today’s executive orders condoning fear and ignorance in the name of national security,” said Elica Vafaie, National Security and Civil Rights Attorney at Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law […]

SAALT Condemns President Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Executive Orders

South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), a national South Asian advocacy organization, is outraged at the latest Executive Orders issued by President Trump. Today’s announcement on immigration effectively shuts down our borders, threatens state and local policies that protect and welcome immigrants, and puts immigrant communities in the cross-hairs of policies that tear apart families […]

NAKASEC, KRC, KRCC: We Will Keep All Families Together, Safe and Strong

The National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC), the Korean Resource Center (KRC) and the Korean American Resource & Cultural Center (KRCC) reject the Trump administration’s decision to begin construction of a U.S. – Mexico border wall, ramp up immigration enforcement measures, and attack sanctuary cities. These destructive and mean spirited executive orders will […]

Advancing Justice Condemns Executive Orders on Immigration

The new administration announced today the signing of several  inhumane and draconian executive orders intended to endanger immigrants and create fear in immigrant communities. The executive orders include a promise to withhold federal funding to sanctuary cities, triple the number of immigration enforcement officers, add 500 border patrol officers, resurrect the controversial Secure Communities program, […]