What's New

Feb 2

Today, the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), National Korean American Service and Education Consortium (NAKASEC), National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA), and South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) joined immigrant and refugee advocates, families, and community members in front of the White House to deliver a petition with more than 130,000 signatures to condemn raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)...

Jan 29
If you still haven't gotten health insurance this year, act quickly! There are only a few days left until the end of the open enrollment period under the health insurance exchange. Check to see if you qualify for subsidies - over four in five people receive financial help to purchase health insurance.
Jan 21

WASHINGTON, DC -- Yesterday, the U.S. Senate blocked a vote on H.R. 4038, "The American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act," harmful legislation passed by the House of Representatives last November that would impede the resettlement of Syrian and Iraqi refugees.

Jan 15

The U.S. Senate plans to vote on Wednesday, January 20th on H.R. 4038, "The American Security against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act," legislation passed by the House of Representatives last November, blocking the resettlement of Syrian and Iraqi refugees. The Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) stands with our refugee brothers and sisters experiencing the same kind of trauma that families from Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam faced over 40 years ago.

Jan 13

In last night's State of the Union (SOTU) address, President Obama made the case that government must do more to give everyone a "fair shot" to thrive in our society and economy, even as the gap between the very rich and the many poor continues to widen. Education is key to economic opportunity, and we applaud the President's plan to offer two free years of community college to all responsible students.

Jan 8
WASHINGTON, DC -- SEARAC and our AAPI allies join the call of refugee and immigrant rights organizations, families, and community members across the country in condemning raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) targeting Central American children and families who came seeking protection from life-threatening violence in their home countries.