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


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