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Intern Blog: Immigration Is Also Our Issue

By Steven Yesterday, I had the opportunity to observe a panel on immigration reform that featured Jose Antonio Vargas. I attended the event with two of my friends, both of whom are also AAPI interns in D.C. this summer. At one point during the panel, the moderator framed the current immigration bill as a civil […]

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NQAPIA Op-Ed on LGBT Undocumented

NQAPIA Co-Director Ben de Guzman attended the launch of a report by the Center for American Progress and the Williams Institute on LGBT undocumented immigrants.  Some of the key findings of “Living in Dual Shadows” include: 267,000 LGBT undocumented immigrants LGBT undocumented immigrants are more likely to be Asian (15% of the LGBT undocumented population v. […]

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Uncovering Our Stories: LGBT Asian/ South Asian/ Southeast Asian/ Pacific Islander Immigrants Speak OUT on Immigration

(Photo:  Jose Antonio Vargas, openly gay undocumented immigrant and founder of DefineAmerican.com, speaks at 2012 NQAPIA Conference)   As the debates around comprehensive immigration reform heat up, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) seeks to ensure that the real life concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Asian American, South Asian, […]

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All LGBT Immigrants Need to be Considered in Immigration Reform

For Immediate Release:  January 29, 2013   Contact: Ben de Guzman NQAPIA Co-Director for Programs Phone:  202-422-4909 E-mail:  ben_deguzman@nqapia.org   This week, the debate on comprehensive immigration reform took real shape with the Senate introducing a bipartisan framework on principles on Monday, and the President making a statement on Tuesday. The National Queer Asian Pacific […]