National AAPI Press Call on Travel Ban 2.0
Listen to the recording of a March 9, 2017 press call on President Trump’s recent executive order titled “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States” here or below.
Senator Hirono, Representative Chu, and Representative Jayapal, in partnership with the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) Immigration Committee, discussed how the executive order could adversely affect Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, the fastest-growing racial groups in the United States. Megan Essaheb, Assistant Director of Immigration and Immigrant Rights, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, provided legal context and Suman Raghunathan, South Asian Americans Leading Together Executive Director moderated the discussion.
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