ALA Interviewed on A Way Out

ALA Interviewed on A Way Out

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ALA staff attorney Theodore Ko gives the inside scoop on the services ALA offers. A Way Out is a show on the television station VIETV (channel 20.3 or 238 on Xfinity) hosted by Vivian Do. This show serves as a media outlet for individuals, non-profit, and government organizations to share their stories with the community.

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ALA Featured on Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa

ALA Featured on Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa

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ALA staff attorney Nick Kuwada has been featured on NBC’s show Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa. Asian Pacific America is a weekly half hour show covering Asian newsmakers, events, community accolades, and youth perspectives. Currently, it is the only running Asian cultural affairs show on network television in the Bay Area. It airs Sundays […]

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Screening of Halmoni and Dream Riders

Screening of Halmoni and Dream Riders

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On June 26, 2016, Asian Law Alliance in partnership with SIREN and Silicon Valley De-Bug sponsored an event that focused on the Asian Pacific Islander community and Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA). After a performance by Far East Lion Dragon Dance Association, the event screened two short documentaries on DACA recipients: Halmoni and Dream […]

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United States v. Texas – Decision and Consequences

United States v. Texas – Decision and Consequences

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On June 23, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States issued what is known as a per curiam, or unanimous, decision that affirmed the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals decision upholding the federal court injunction of the implementation of the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and the expansion […]

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ALA Welcomes Our Summer Intern & Post-Bar Fellow

ALA Welcomes Our Summer Intern & Post-Bar Fellow

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ALA would like to express its sincerest gratitude to the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley (APABA-SV) and the Minami Tamaki Yamauchi Kwok and Lee (MTYKL) Foundation for its sponsorship of ALA’s 2016 summer intern and post-bar law graduate fellow. With their generous support, ALA is able to truly live up to its […]

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Important Information

Important Information

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IMPORTANT IMMIGRATION-RELATED INFORMATION  President Barack Obama will continue to preside until January 2017, so for now there are no overarching changes to immigration law or policies. You should use this time to educate yourself and obtain reliable, trusted information. Be careful about rumors or misinformation.  Always check with an attorney or a non-profit agency that […]

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Voter Registration

Voter Registration

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A large part of the Asian Law Alliance’s work has been devoted to naturalization services to help immigrants become citizens. It naturally follows that voter registration would become part of our work given our mission to empower our community. In addition, our work in this area is increasingly important given low registration rates of Asian […]

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Black Lives Matter

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We are publishing the letter below along with information about how this letter was developed in the hopes of continuing meaningful community dialogue on the Black Lives Matter movement. ** Dear Mom, Dad, Uncle, Auntie: Black Lives Matter to Us, Too Mom, Dad, Uncle, Auntie, Grandfather, Grandmother: We need to talk. You may not have […]

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Fair Housing: Know Your Rights

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The Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) prohibits harassment and discrimination in housing based on your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin/ancestry, familial status (households with children under age 18), source of income, disability, age and/or retaliation for protesting illegal discrimination. FEHA prohibits discrimination and harassment in all aspects of housing, […]

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Presidential Election Forum

Presidential Election Forum

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On August 12, the Asian Law Alliance hosted a watch party of the Presidential Election Forum organized by the Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) and Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA). The event marked one of the largest gatherings of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) concerning the 2016 presidential candidates to date. Held […]

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