New Jersey Asian American Legal Project

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The New Jersey Asian American Legal Project (NJ-AALP) is an initiative by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) to address the legal needs and civil rights concerns of the burgeoning Asian American community in New Jersey.  Since its inception, NJ-AALP has assisted thousands of New Jersey's Asian Americans through it legal clinics and community education activities.  NJ-AALP's legal docket has comprised of cases involving workplace exploitation, job discrimination, school bullying and harassment, police brutality, and first amendment retaliation.

NJ-AALP operates a multi-lingual helpline with legal assistance available in Hindi, Gujarati, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Korean.  Please contact us at 1-800-966-5946 if you would like to attend one of our free legal clinics or seminars, require a legal referral, or need help with an employment dispute.

Click here to download more information about AALDEF's New Jersey-AALP in English, Chinese, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, and Tagalog.

Know Your Rights:
Download our Know Your Rights booklets for workers in English, Korean, and Gujarati.

Please contact us if you would like to attend one of our free legal clinics or seminars, require a legal referral, or need help with an employment dispute at 1-800-966-5946


Feb. 25: DACA renewal and immigration know your rights clinic at Brooklyn Law School


New AALDEF guidance on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)


Remembering AALDEF board member Vivian Cheng-Khanna,1955-2017


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


Nov. 15-16: AALDEF calls on Asian Americans to mobilize in DC for a clean DREAM Act


Feb. 15, 2018: AALDEF lunar new year gala honoring Preet Bharara, Linda Greenhouse, and Chan Lee


Oct. 1: DACA renewal clinic at Flushing Library


AALDEF denounces ending of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals; new DACA fact sheet


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


AALDEF denounces introduction of RAISE Act to restrict legal imigration


AALDEF exit poll presentations in Miami, Las Vegas, Atlanta & San Diego


AALDEF statement on the president's voter fraud commission


Screening of new PBS film "Chinese Exclusion Act" and Q&A with Ric Burns and Li-shin Yu on May 23


New AALDEF report: The Asian American Vote in 2016


AALDEF joins amicus brief in State of Hawaii's challenge to revised Trump travel ban


AALDEF condemns Trump Administration's revamped anti-immigrant travel ban


AALDEF joins Korematsu Center amicus brief in challenge to Trump travel ban in Brooklyn federal court