National AAPI Conference Call for Immigration Reform

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National AAPI Conference Call for Immigration Reform

Featuring Congressmember Mike Honda (confirmed) and Congressmember Judy Chu (confirmed)

Friday, October, 11, 2013

1pm PST / 3pm CST / 4pm EST

To RSVP and receive conference call-in instructions, please contact Emily Kessel at

Now is the time to ensure that an immigration reform bill is brought to the floor for debate in the House. Immigration reform is a priority for AAPI communities and our voices must be heard. NAKASEC (National Korean American Services & Education Consortium) and its local affiliates, the Korean Resource Center and the Korean American Resource and Cultural Center will host a conference call featuring Congressmember Mike Honda (Immigration Taskforce Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus) to discuss the importance of immigration reform for AAPI communities and America and Congressmember Judy Chu (CA-17) to speak about the H.R. 15, House Democrat bill.

Asian American and Pacific Islanders Call on Congress to Preserve Family Immigration System, Keep Loved Ones Together & Pass Strong Immigration Reform Legislation

For Immediate Release

June 5, 2013

Contact: Jane Yoo, NAKASEC,

Impacted moms, dads, children and youth say efforts on reform must preserve sibling and adult children visa categories, ensure path to citizenship, and stop harsh enforcement measures that tear families apart

Washington D.C. – As the full U.S. Senate is poised to begin the process to debate the immigration bill, S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act, hundreds Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) families from 20 states rallied on the East Lawn of the Capitol calling on Congress to pass immigration reform legislation that is as inclusive of many families as possible. Their demands included the preservation of the sibling and adult children visa categories, a clear and affordable path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, and putting an end to harsh enforcement policies that tear families apart. Continue reading