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


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

6.11.18

Tonight! Join us at the annual AALDEF summer cocktail party at Rumi. Tickets still available!

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

1.24.18

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

12.4.17

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

11.9.17

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

9.5.17

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

8.23.17

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

8.7.17

AALDEF denounces introduction of RAISE Act to restrict legal imigration

3.15.17

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

3.6.17

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

2.17.17

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