ALA is Hiring!- BILINGUAL IMMIGRATION PARALEGAL (FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME)

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AGENCY DESCRIPTION:  The Asian Law Alliance (ALA) is a non-profit community law office that has provided legal services, community education and advocacy services since 1977 to the Asian and Pacific Islander communities in Santa Clara County.  Priority areas are immigration/citizenship, housing, domestic violence, public benefits and civil rights. JOB DESCRIPTION:  The Immigration Paralegal will work […]

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ALA 42nd Anniversary Dinner

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Thanks to everyone for your support of the Asian Law Alliance at our 42nd Anniversary Donate Today   42nd Anniversary Sponsors include: Gold Sponsors Aka Chan Cooley Fenwick & West Hopkins & Carley      IBEW Local 332                      Morrison & Foerster Foundation       Perkins Coie TiVo TM Financial Forensics Weil, Gotshal & Manges                       White & Case Silver Sponsors Alston & Bird […]

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Successful Action to #KeepDucHome

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Photo: VietUnity South Bay Last Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 6:30am, Asian Law Alliance staff came to support Duc Nguyen along with VietUnity South Bay, People Acting in Commmunity Together (PACT) and the Santa Clara County Rapid Response Network. USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) notified Duc of an impromptu interview on this day; these […]

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ALA is Looking for Volunteers!

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Volunteers are important to the success of the Asian Law Alliance. ALA recruits volunteers to assist with general intake, clinic, translation and interpretation. If you are interested or have any questions, please contact us at ALAVolunteerCoord@asianlawalliance.org.

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Community Alert: Vietnamese and Cambodian Communities Vulnerable for Deportation

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Members of the immigrant community who have previous orders of deportation are urged to be vigilant and seek legal assistance when reporting for their check-in with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  In recent months, ICE has been more aggressive in enforcing previous orders of removal and deporting these immigrants back to their countries. Two of […]

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Dreamers: The Undocumented Student and Immigrant Experience

Dreamers: The Undocumented Student and Immigrant Experience

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Republished from SJSU Washing Square “Dreamers: The Undocumented Student and Immigrant Experience” By Julia Halprin Jackson Gloria “Tia” Immanuel, ’18 Business Administration, has not seen her biological parents or siblings since she was six years old, when she moved from Indonesia to a small town in southern California with her aunt and uncle. She had […]

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Mercury News: Santa Clara is latest in string of cities sued over at-large elections

Mercury News: Santa Clara is latest in string of cities sued over at-large elections

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http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/04/10/santa-clara-lawsuit-claims-city-is-violating-state-election-law/ By RAMONA GIWARGIS | rgiwargis@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: April 10, 2017 at 12:26 pm | UPDATED: April 10, 2017 at 6:55 pm   Santa Clara is the latest in a long line of California cities that could switch to district elections under the threat of litigation, a move advocates hope will diversify […]

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Notice of Lawsuit

Notice of Lawsuit

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The Asian Law Alliance has joined Robert Rubin, as lead counsel, and Laura Ho of Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho, to bring a lawsuit against the City of Santa Clara for its discriminatory use of at-large elections to limit Asian American candidates from taking seats in vital government roles. This practice violates the California Voting […]

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