What's New

Jan 30

SEARAC strongly opposes the confirmation of billionaire philanthropist Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education. DeVos's lack of skills, knowledge, and experience make her unqualified, unfit, and undeserving to serve the needs and potential of America's most precious asset: our students.

Jan 27

To combat misinformation, ease uncertainty, and empower impacted individuals and families, we would like to share the following resources that provide some helpful information, guidance, and legal options for those who could be targeted for deportation.

Jan 26

SEARAC Executive Director Quyen Dinh stated, "Not unlike families from Syria and across the world today, our families risked their lives for freedom. Our families ran from terror, starvation, and incessant bombings of our homes. Many chose death rather than suffering under political and religious oppression. We were welcomed into America despite the opposition of a minority of Americans, and with resilience and grit we have made America our home." 

Jan 26

Today President Trump signed two Executive Orders that would begin the construction of a border wall, ramp up immigrant detention, and revoke federal funding for cities that refuse to aid federal immigration agents in deporting its residents.

Jan 25

SEARAC has joined over 100 other Asian American & Pacific Islander organizations to declare our commitment to resisting policies that would marginalize or criminalize our communities and our allies. 

Jan 24

In our second SEARAC community call, our immigration policy manager Katrina Dizon Mariategue will talk about how immigrant and refugee communities can prepare to resist the incoming administration's plans to expand enforcement policies to detain and deport undocumented community members and those with criminal convictions.