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MEDIA RELEASE For More Information, Contact: Jay Blotcher, 845-612-9837, email@example.com or Alan Klein, 917-720-4017, firstname.lastname@example.org Asian Parents Throw a Lifeline to their LGBTQ Children in Powerful, New Asian Family Acceptance Campaign NQAPIA announces first-ever LGBTQ-positive ads to air on major Asian television networks, backed by multi-city Asian Family Acceptance workshop tour A news conference will […]
MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release: Friday, March 4, 2016 For More Information, Contact: Glenn Magpantay, 917-439-3158, email@example.com LGBT Groups File Amicus Brief at U.S. Supreme Court for Immigrants’ Rights “Immigrants’ Rights are LGBT Rights” Washington, DC. Today, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA), with the pro bono assistance of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, filed […]
Stop the Deportation of Our Communities For the last two decades, the federal government has been pursuing an enforcement-first approach to immigration that prioritizes mandatory detention and deportation. The Obama administration is no exception: President Obama has deported more than 2 million individuals, and this number continues to rise. In November 2014, President Obama announced […]
End Immigration Detention for Vulnerable People Violations of immigration laws are a civil violation, and those in violation are detained in detention facilities as non-criminals. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is responsible for immigrant detention facility, though over 67% of people detained are housed in county prisons, city prisons, and private facilities. Many in […]
End the use of racial and religious profiling Our communities have been the targets of profiling by law enforcement based on various dimensions and intersections of our social identities. Under the immigration enforcement regime, South Asian, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and Southeast Asian communities have continued to be especially vulnerable, being subject to unjust profiling based […]