Upcoming CA Dream Act Workshops

KRC is providing CA Dream Act Workshops at two different locations this month! The workshop will provide information on how to apply to college as an undocumented student, including CA Dream Act, AB 540, and other opportunities. Although the deadline to apply for CA Dream Act is next year, March 2nd, students are already able to apply online and many schools are providing financial aid on a first come, first serve basis.

Dream Act Community Meeting

Join us for the Dream Act Community Meeting

Join us on Thursday, September 28 for a community meeting about the Dream Act. Given that we have a Dream Act in both the Senate and the House, NAKASEC, KRC, and Hana Center are doing everything they can to ensure the bill is clean. We'd like to have a meeting with you all to talk about what kind of action we can take to keep up this momentum and to pass the bill on time.

Naturalization Workshop in Orange County

This past Saturday, KRC hosted a free naturalization workshop in Buena Park alongside Korean Community Services, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (OC), Korean American Center of OC - KAC, and the OC Korean American Bar Association! We assisted over 150 individuals and our hearts are so full from being a part the largest API citizenship event in the history of the OC.

Fullerton Joint Union High School District Resolution #54 PASSED!

We are ecstatic to announce that after months of hard work and organizing, the Fullerton Joint Union High School District passed Resolution #54 on June 20th. This is a resolution that would ensure that all students, regardless of immigration status, would have a safe and supportive learning environment. View photos of our KRC Park Celebration on July 1st here.

NPR: New LA app in 5 languages aims to help immigrants who are detained

A Korean American group in Los Angeles and volunteer developers have created a multilingual smartphone app for immigrants who are worried about deportation and are stopped by authorities. The app called "Know your Rights" provides immigrants with a list of their basic legal rights in five languages: Korean, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, and English. Immigrants can refer to the list to assert their rights when detained by immigration agents or stopped by police.

Know Your Rights Mobile App Launch

LOS ANGELES, CA - As tensions are high in immigrant communities due to fear of deportation and family separation NAKASEC and KRC are launching a Know Your Rights mobile app for Android, and later iOS, with the help of volunteers from a high tech company. The app was specifically created for community members who are in crisis or have been approached by police or Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) with border communities and various language speakers in mind. The Know Your Rights app is now available for download for Android on Google Play.