Category Archives: Official Statement

#DefendDACA in Los Angeles: Immigrant Rights are Human Rights

In a recent pattern of executive orders, U.S. President Trump calls for the abrupt end to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), an immigration program that has protected 800,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation for the last five years. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) states, “Individuals who receive deferred action will not be […]

Justice for Kian: Stop Extrajudicial Killings

August 26, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reference, Kabataang maka-Bayan (KmB / Pro-People Youth) LA@propeopleyouth.com Propeopleyouth.com Kabataang maka-Bayan or KmB / Pro-People Youth strongly condemns the use of state-sanctioned violence against the people of the Philippines. Extrajudicial killings are a blatant violation of human rights and due process of the law. As a progressive youth organization, […]

JFAV Visits Washington, D.C. to Gain Support for the Filipino Veterans Fairness Act

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 14, 2017 – Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) community organizers from Los Angeles and New York convened in Washington, D.C. to visit the offices of 34 Congresspersons and lobby for their support of HR2766/S.3003, or the Filipino Veterans Fairness Act, expected to be reintroduced in 2017, as well as HR4798/S.733, the […]

Taking the Streets of Hollywood on Veterans Day

Demand an End to 70 Years of Injustice Against Filipino American Veterans LOS ANGELES, CA, November 4, 2016 – Hundreds of marchers from over 50 endorsing organizations across Southern California will come together to hold a march in the heart of Hollywood on Friday, November 11, 2016, Veterans Day, to advocate for equity for Filipino […]