Washington, D.C. – The Asian American Justice Center, the Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Los Angeles, the Asian Law Caucus of San Francisco, and the Asian American Institute of Chicago, will hold a telephonic briefing on the post-midterm election political landscape for community members. The briefing will discuss potential challenges and opportunities for the immigrant rights movement in the new political environment. Our speakers will provide an overview of anticipated federal, state and local anti-immigrant legislation and potential strategies to combat such initiatives, as well as address potential movement on immigrant rights issues when Congress reconvenes later this month for a lame-duck session.
Speakers will also discuss recent Asian American voter protection work, reflect on successes of Asian American candidates, the confirmation prospects of Asian American judicial nominees, and the upcoming redistricting process.
The Asian American Center for Advancing Justice will hold a post-midterm election telephonic briefing for community members.
Tuesday, November 16, 12PM EST/11AM CST/9AM PST
Speakers on the call will include:
Karen Narasaki – President and Executive Director, Asian American Justice Center
Stewart Kwoh – President and Executive Director, Asian Pacific American Legal Center
Titi Liu – Executive Director, Asian Law Caucus
Tuyet Le, Executive Director, Asian American Institute
Staff from the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice
RSVP: Please RSVP for the telephonic briefing by 12:00PM on Monday, November 15, 2010. Call-in information will be provided prior to the briefing. To RSVP, or for additional information about the briefing, please contact Olivia Chow at the Asian American Justice Center by phone at (202) 296-2300 x112 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.