Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations around the nation will take part in #AAPIAction, a Week of Action starting October 7, 2017, to protest the racist and nativist attacks on our communities.
The #StopRepeatingHistory campaign joins more than 30 Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations in 15 cities organizing rallies, demonstrations, teach-ins, and other activities to draw attention to racist and nativist policies such as the:
- Rescinding of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals;
- Travel bans on majority-Muslim countries;
- Draconian restrictions on the number of refugees given admission to the United States; and
- Proposed legislation to severely curtail legal immigration, such as the proposed RAISE Act recently introduced in the Senate.
One out of every seven Asian immigrants is undocumented. Our communities and families are threatened by these policies fueled by racism and xenophobia. For more information on #AAPIAction, visit http://AAPIVoices.com.
The #StopRepeatingHistory campaign highlights the civil liberties threat posed…
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