Successful Action to #KeepDucHome

Events, News

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!

News

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

News

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

Client Stories, News

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

News

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

News

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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Presidential Proclamation — National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2017

Presidential Proclamation — National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2017

News

President Obama declared January to be National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery in which traffickers lure individuals with false promises of employment and a better life.   Human trafficking does not only take place in overseas sweatshops or brothels abroad, but on streets throughout the U.S. with victims ranging from […]

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