Staff attorney Bea Pangilinan joins Robert Handa to talk about the changes in immigration law and the services ALA can provide low-income clients.
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 […]
http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/04/10/santa-clara-lawsuit-claims-city-is-violating-state-election-law/ By RAMONA GIWARGIS | email@example.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 […]
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 […]
Our Civic Engagement work has been going well so far this year, we have been attending the local Naturalization Ceremonies with our community partners registering new citizens to vote after taking their Oath for Citizenship in Campbell, CA. Our goal is to register 3,000 by the end of the year and are in the process […]
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 […]
(Photo taken on Dec. 15, 2016: Richard Konda, Executive Director of ALA, speaking before the Children, Seniors and Families Committee of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors – Immigration Hearing) Resolution of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Clara Responding to the 2016 Presidential Election 12 December 2016 – […]
BEYOND THE HEADLINES WITH CHERYL JENNINGS May 29, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Asian Pacific American Roundtable Join us as ALA’s staff attorney, Nick Kuwada, speaks on the importance of the Asian American community’s involvement in the election process along with other local leaders in the Asian Pacific American community. “The last United States Census in […]
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.