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AABANY in the News (2018)
 
  • October 9, 2018: Chinese clients of New York 'asylum mill' Lawyers face deportation threat, South China Morning Post
  • September 6, 2018: AABANY and CCCNY announce move to larger new location for pro bono clinic, posted by The Epoch Times
  • June 20, 2018: Judge Lillian Wan named as first Asian-American woman to serve on the New York Court of Claims, posted by Brooklyn Daily Eagle
  • June 19, 2018Parabellum hires Dai Wai Chin Ferman, posted by Business Wire
  • May 31, 2018: AABANY hosted the 2018 Judges’ Reception in celebration of APA Heritage Month, posted by The Epoch Times
  • May 22, 2018: AABANY co-hosted an evening celebrating Asian Americans in Public Service, posted by News M
  • May 15, 2018: The Asia Society and AABANY presented “Here to Stay: The Asian American Immigrant Experience,” posted by World Journal
  • May 10, 2018: President Trump nominated Indian American prosecutor Diane Gujarati to the federal bench in the Eastern District of New York, posted by India West
  • March 16, 2018: ABBANY hosted Know-Your-Rights tax training seminar for the community, posted by Chinaqw
  • February 28, 2018: AABANY held its annual dinner at Cipriani Wall Street, posted by New York Law Journal
  • February 3, 2018: The Harvard Asian Pacific American Law Students Association used scripts developed by AABANY to perform “Heart Mountain: Conscience, Loyalty and the Constitution,” Harvard Law Today
  • January 19, 2018: Justice Goodwin Liu honored at the AABANY 2018 Annual Dinner, posted by The American Law Institute
 

October 9, 2018: The US is reviewing more than 13,000 cases handled by immigration lawyers, agents and others convicted during a 2012 investigation called Operation Fiction Writer. ICE has said that Chinese immigrants who were granted asylum before to December 2012 could lose their status and possibly face deportation following the review. Tsui Yee, a former co-chair of AABANY's Immigration committee, is now representing one of those clients and was recently quoted in an article by the South China Morning Post on how this development is impacting the Chinese immigrant community of NYC.

To read the full article, click here.

 

September 6, 2018: The Asian American Bar Association of New York is proud to announce that it is continuing its pro bono legal clinic in partnership with the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of New York, Inc. at a larger new location at 3 Bowery Street in New York City to accommodate the ever-increasing number of community members who have been coming to the clinic each month.

To read the full article in Chinese, click here.

June 20, 2018: Judge Lillian Wan was named as the first female Asian-American woman to serve on the New York Court of Claims when she was confirmed by the state Senate during a ceremony in Albany on June 20.

“She’s making history, history in this chamber, history in this state as the first Asian-American woman on the Court of Claims,” said state Sen. Jesse Hamilton at the confirmation.

To read the full article, click here.

June 19, 2018: Dai Wai Chin Feman has joined the firm as Director of Commercial Litigation Strategies at Parabellum Capital.

Mr. Chin Feman was most recently a litigation partner at Dorsey & Whitney LLP, where he specialized in commercial and antitrust litigation.

To read the full article, click here.

 

May 31, 2018: AABANY’s Judiciary Committee hosted the 2018 Judges’ Reception that honored recently inducted and retired APA judges, in celebration of APA Heritage Month. The honorees recognized at the event are all individuals who represent the significant strides that APAs have achieved, as well as the ongoing fight for diversity within our leading institutions. The Judges’ Reception featured NYS Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood as a keynote speaker, who shared valuable insights from the work she has contributed thus far during her years in public service and reaffirmed New York’s commitment to genuine inclusion.

To read the full article in Chinese, click here.

 

May 22, 2018: AABANY ’s Military and Veterans Affairs Committee and NYCLA’s Asian Practice Committee and KALAGNY collaborated to present an evening celebrating Asian Americans in Public Service.

The distinguished panelist included: Hon. Randall T. Eng, former Presiding Justice, New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department; Retired Colonel, New York Army National Guard; Brigadier General Richard C. Kim, Deputy Commanding General, Army North, U.S. Army; and Joon H. Kim, Esq., former Acting U.S. Attorney for Southern District of New York.

To read the full article in Korean, click here.

 

May 15, 2018: The Asia Society and AABANY presented “Here to Stay: The Asian American Immigrant Experience,” where Asian Americans shared their firsthand accounts of their journeys immigrating to America.

The speakers included Antonio Xu Liu, a Resource Coordinator at the National Grid, Xiaodeng Chen, a political science student at Brooklyn College, Stephanie Ji Won Park, a community organizer at the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), and Tereza Lee, a pianist and immigrant rights activist who is known to have inspired the creation of the DREAM Act.

To read the full article in Chinese, click here.

 

May 10, 2018: Diane Gujarati, the deputy chief of the criminal division of the federal prosecutor’s office for the Southern District of New York, was officially nominated to the federal judgeship seat in the Eastern District of New York by President Trump.

Ms. Gujarati also serves on the Board of Directors for the Asian American Bar Association of New York. She has been a member of AABANY since 2013 and has volunteered on its women and judiciary committees.

To read the full article, click here.

 

March 16, 2018: AABANY’s Government Service & Public Interest (“GSPI”) and Pro Bono Committees co-sponsored a Know-Your-Rights tax training seminar for community members to learn more about the changes to the tax laws that were recently passed by Congress.

To read the full article in Chinese, click here.

 

February 28, 2018: AABANY held its annual dinner at Cipriani Wall Street, honoring distinguished guest.

To read the full article, click here.

  February 3, 2018: The Harvard Asian Pacific American Law Students Association used reenactment scripts developed by AABANY to perform “Heart Mountain: Conscience, Loyalty and the Constitution.”

The reenactment revolved around the trials and the events surrounding the internment and drafting of Japanese-Americans during the Second World War. Because their families were imprisoned in the harsh, unforgiving concentration camps in the West, many Japanese-Americans resisted the draft. This refusal led to the arrest and trial of 63 young men for draft evasion as well as a trial of eight others for conspiracy to aid and abet draft resisters.

To read the full article, click here.

January 19, 2018: California Supreme Court Associate Justice Goodwin Liu was among the honorees at the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) 2018 Annual Dinner on February 28 in New York City.

To read the full article, click here.

   

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