AAPIP joins with many who were stunned by the announcement on Tuesday by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that the Trump Administration is terminating the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program. Initiated by President Obama in 2012, DACA has provided shelter against deportation to some 800,000 young immigrants who were brought into the United States as children.
The opening plenary at AAPIP’s 2017 National Network Convening and Annual Meeting: “Elevating AAPI Philanthropy: Leaders. Knowledge. Impact.” featured historian Jean-Paul deGuzman of the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr.