AASF fully supports AAJC’s statement made on Feb 23, 2022.
Today, the U.S. Department of Justice announced an end to the controversial “China Initiative,” and a series of changes to their national security approach to address concerns of profiling of Asian Americans and immigrants lifted up by Advancing Justice – AAJC and other civil rights and academic groups.
On December 24, 2021, Amy Wax, a Law Professor at the University of Pennsylvania made racist comments in public towards Asian and Asian-American communities, which was in Conversation with Brown University Professor Glenn Loury on the Glenn Show. On January 5, 2022, Amy Wax responded the overwhelming criticisms of her words. She further made worse racist remark: “… I think the United States is better off with fewer Asians and less Asian immigration”.
We, the Asian American Scholar Forum, give our statement to express our strong disagreement of her racist comments.
Click for more details on the upcoming webinar of Professor Gang Chen’s first public appearance after all charges against him have been dismissed.
On Friday, September 17, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET, AASF will cosponsor the webinar “Effects of Federal Immigration Policy on US Science and All Scientists” with the American Physical Society.
AASF is delighted to announce that Margaret Lewis, Brian Sun, and Peter Zeidenberg have joined the AASF Legal Advisory Council. The Council will advise AASF to build a network of attorneys experienced in defending Asian American scholars, and to stimulate dialogues among scholars, university administrators, government officials, and the general public.