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Asian American Legal Defense & Educ. Fund (AALDF)
The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, founded in 1974, is a national organization that protects and promotes the civil rights of Asian Americans. By combining litigation, advocacy, education, and organizing, AALDEF works with Asian American communities across the country to secure human rights for all.
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1 David v. Signal International, LLC
2:08-cv-01220-SM-DEK (E.D. La.)
Filed 2008 - Case Ongoing
Signal International, Inc.
Immigration and/or the Border
Equal Employment
IM-LA-0010
Pascagoula
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This is the first case filed in the Signal International cases. On Mar. 7, 2008, twelve Indian guestworkers recruited for work in the United States in exchange for green cards filed this class-action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of ... [view]
2 El Badrawi v. Department of Homeland Security
3:07-cv-01074-JCH (D. Conn.)
Filed 07/13/2007 - Closed 2011
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-CT-0007
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On July 13, 2007, Plaintiff filed a civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, New Haven Division. Plaintiff is a foreign national who had lawfully studied and worked in the United States for nearly eleven years. On the morning of October 29, 2004, when he left his apartment to work, ... [view]
3 The Port Authority Police Asian Jade Society of New York & New Jersey v. Port Authority of New York
05-cv-03835 (S.D.N.Y.)
Filed 04/15/2005 - Closed 2015
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Equal Employment
EE-NY-0275
New York County
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On April 15, 2005, a fraternal organization of police officers of Asian or Pacific Islander descent and all officers filed this federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, on the grounds that they were passed over for promotion because of their race. The suit alleged violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights ... [view]
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