PAST YEARS: 2018
AP(Eye) on the Hill is our policy update newsletter based out of our DC office. The report highlights significant federal updates, particularly those that impact AAPI communities regarding reproductive, immigration, and economic justice. The report provides updates on NAPAWF’s federal policy work, as well as that of other national AAPI groups. These publications allow our folks on the ground to stay connected to what is happening on Washington and how it impacts AAPI communities.
AP(Eye) on the Hill 2019
October 4: Summary of Power Up and Intersectional Lobbying Day, Trump administration reduces refugee cap to a historic low at 18,000, federal judge temporarily blocks Georgia’s six-week abortion ban, federal judge rules in favor of race-conscious admissions at Harvard University, ICE targets Cambodian Americans in raids this week
September 13: Power Up Conference Preview, Trump administration ends protection for critically ill immigrants and stops collecting pay data by race and gender, Senate Republicans cancel bill markup over reproductive health measures
August 23: DHS Finalizes Public Charge Rule, Trump administration announces final rule expanding detentions of migrant families, Department of Labor proposes rule targeting LGBTQ and unmarried pregnant workers
August 9: Immigration and Customs Enforcement conducts largest raid in a decade, Filipino WWII Veterans Parole Program at risk of termination, Attorney General William Barr makes it harder for migrants to receive asylum
May 10: Department of Health and Human Services finalizes discriminatory rule, Department of Justice considering rule to deport immigrants based on use of public benefits, Department of Housing and Urban Development proposes rule that would leave children homeless