Media Release: Time to Close the Immigration Loophole and End Illegal Profiling

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 23, 2016 TIME TO CLOSE THE IMMIGRATION LOOPHOLE AND END ILLEGAL PROFILING Advocates submit policy guidance to DHS to close profiling loophole At critical moment, as Obama Administration dismantles Muslim special registry, guidelines to end profiling in immigration enforcement gains urgency, momentum Today, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) … Read more Media Release: Time to Close the Immigration Loophole and End Illegal Profiling

Showing Up in Solidarity #15YearsLater: Reflections from our Accomplices & Family

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This past Sunday, on the 15th anniversary of 9/11, over 60 people created mock checkpoints across Washington, D.C. and shut down the intersection of 14th St and U St NW for two hours. As queer and trans Muslims and South Asians, we demanded an end to the legalized profiling of our people, especially by Secretary … Read more Showing Up in Solidarity #15YearsLater: Reflections from our Accomplices & Family

15 Years Later

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[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] 15 years later, Jeh Johnson continues to profile and terrorize our communities. 15 years later, the Department of Homeland Security is legally allowed to profile us at will. 15 years later, Muslim women are shot and killed while walking down the street. 15 years later, Black Muslims are killed by police, … Read more 15 Years Later

Parents of LGBTQ Korean Americans Launch Effort to Build Acceptance in Korean Immigrant Communities

KARP Dol Screening

Korean American Rainbow Parents (KARP) will kick off its outreach program in New York City with a film screening and community discussion, to be followed by a day-long seminar in Washington, D.C., for parents, activists, and allies from across the U.S. and Korea. NEW YORK CITY, September 5, 2016 – Today, Korean American Rainbow Parents … Read more Parents of LGBTQ Korean Americans Launch Effort to Build Acceptance in Korean Immigrant Communities

NQAPIA & NCAPA Opposes the Anti-LGBTQ Bias in the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2015 CONTACT: Mini Timmaraju (NCAPA), mini@ncapaonline.org, (832) 452-7038; Glenn D. Magpantay (NQAPIA), glenn_magpantay@nqapia.org, (917) 439-3158   The National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) today opposes the anti-LGBTQ bias in the Religious Freedom Restoration Act passed by the Indiana State Legislature last week. While Indiana Governor Mike Pence … Read more NQAPIA & NCAPA Opposes the Anti-LGBTQ Bias in the Religious Freedom Restoration Act