FAQs on Asian Americans and Fisher v. UT-Austin II

Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015

On Nov. 2, 2015, AALDEF filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin II, in support of UT's race-conscious admissions program. Our co-amici included two Asian American groups at UT-Austin: the Asian Desi Pacific Islander Collective and the Asian/Asian American Faculty and Staff Association. Eighteen other groups engaged in education and youth rights issues joined our brief, together with 44 individuals, including higher education officials and professors of law, education, and Asian American studies.

Read our FAQs about Asian Americans, affirmative action, and the Fisher case.


*     *     *
For more information, contact:
Ken Kimerling, Legal Director
212.966.5932 x203
kkimerling@aaldef.org


11.7.18

Preliminary results of AALDEF exit poll of more than 7,600 Asian American voters in midterm elections

11.6.18

AALDEF to conduct Asian American Exit Poll and monitor poll sites in 14 states

10.30.18

AALDEF criticizes Trump's intention to end birthright citizenship by executive order

10.29.18

AALDEF stands in solidarity with Pittsburgh and Louisville

10.6.18

Volunteers needed for AALDEF Asian American Exit Poll and to monitor polling places in 2018 elections

9.28.18

AALDEF denounces White House plan to redefine "public charge" for immigrants seeking green cards

9.10.18

Sept. 12: AALDEF legal director Ken Kimerling receives 2018 New York County Lawyers Association Public Service Award

8.30.18

35 Asian American groups and higher ed faculty file amicus brief in support of race-conscious admissions at Harvard

7.10.18

AALDEF statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court

6.26.18

AALDEF deplores the Supreme Court's decision upholding the Muslim ban

4.23.18

Korean and Latino workers at Kum Gang San restaurants win enforcement of $2.7 million wage theft judgment

3.27.18

AALDEF opposes Trump administration's politicization of Census 2020 by adding citizenship question

12.4.17

2017 AALDEF exit poll: 2,538 Asian American voters polled in 4 states: VA, NJ, NY, MA

8.23.17

Federal appeals court upholds ruling in AALDEF case that Texas election law violates Voting Rights Act