Asian American and Pacific Islander groups file amicus brief in support of university of north carolina’s race-conscious admissions policies

RALEIGH, NC, MARCH 4, 2019 — North Carolina Asian Americans Together (NCAAT) has joined with Asian Americans Advancing Justice (an affiliation of five civil rights organizations) alongside over 60 Asian American groups, 25 professors, and Fox Rothschild LLP in filing an amicus brief today in support of race-conscious holistic admissions at the UNC Chapel Hill.…

NCAAT urges the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to immediately withdraw the proposed changes to the Public Charge Ground of Inadmissibility.

This is a public comment submitted to the Department of Homeland Security on December 10, 2018. View as PDF here. We are writing to submit the following comments on behalf of North Carolina Asian Americans Together (NCAAT) on the proposed changes to the public charge regulation published in the Federal Register on October 10, 2018.…

NCAAT and Partner Organizations Respond to Trump’s Threat to End Birthright Citizenship

North Carolina has one of the fastest growing immigrant communities in the nation. The current administration’s threat to end birthright citizenship fans animosity toward Latinx, Asian American and other immigrant communities here and nationwide, and it risks the safety and security of our families, neighbors and friends. As a coalition of Latinx and AAPI (Asian…

North Carolina Asian Americans Stand Together Against the Muslim Ban

North Carolina Asian Americans Together (NCAAT) and the Southeast Asian Coalition (SEAC) stand together to denounce the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Muslim Ban (5-4) in Trump v. Hawai‘i. June 27, 2018, Raleigh, N.C. — As members and allies of immigrant and refugee communities that have historically faced discrimination and detention on the basis…

North Carolina residents protest Trump's executive order at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Sunday, January 29, 2017, in solidarity with other demonstrations across the nation. Photo by Ricky Leung.

Official statement in response to Trump’s executive order on immigration

North Carolina Asian Americans Together (NCAAT) stands firmly with our immigrant and refugee families, friends and neighbors. As part of a community that has historically faced discrimination and detention on the basis of our heritage, NCAAT denounces the Trump administration’s executive action that unfairly and predominantly targets the Muslim community. Like the Chinese Exclusion Act…

A growing voice

A Growing Voice—Asian Americans in North Carolina This past year, NCAAT collaborated with other community groups to publish a demographic report on AAPI populations in North Carolina. Check it out here.