What's New

Dec 7

SEARAC strongly supports the ASPIRE Act, a bipartisan education equity bill introduced yesterday by Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) and Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA). The ASPIRE Act aims to increase low-income students' access to post-secondary education and raise graduation rates for all students by setting bare-minimum standards for access and completion for colleges participating in federal loan programs.

Dec 7

Washington, D.C. - Cambodia's immigration department recently confirmed that more than 70 Cambodians from the U.S. will be deported in the month of December. Sources say that this will likely happen in two batches, with the first group of about 50 to be removed in the next few weeks prior to the holidays. 

Dec 1
If you are interested in advocating around your case, check out SEARAC's recent webinar on tools, tips, and resources for impacted families as well as our new rapid response check list.

 

 

Nov 29
Last month, over 150 Southeast Asian American leaders, advocates, organizers, direct service providers, students, elders, and allies came together in Washington, DC, for three special days.  We learned from and inspired each other. We healed. And we strengthened our Southeast Asian American community power. It wasn't just a conference. It was a homecoming.
Nov 28

Show that your heart lies with the strength, power, and resilience of our Cambodian, Hmong, Lao, and Vietnamese American communities by giving a gift of $50 today.

Nov 27

Federal, state, and local elected officials from California are publicly denouncing the unprecedented roundups and detentions of Cambodian and Vietnamese American refugees and community members. The roundups escalated in October, following threats by the Trump Administration to take aggressive action to deport immigrants with old criminal convictions.