Statements and Press Releases


   NFALA Stands in Solidarity with Diverse Communities Despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Decision (July 6, 2023)

NFALA Congratulates Appointment of Commissioner Glenn D. Magpantay (March 16, 2023)

NFALA Condemns Recent Violence in AAPI Communities (February 6, 2023)


NFALA Statement on the Signing of the Respect for Marriage Act into Law (December 13, 2022)

NFALA Condemns United States Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v.  Wade (July 3, 2022) 

NFALA Celebrates the Confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court (April 7, 2022)


NFALA Applauds the Passage of the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act (May 20,2021)

NFALA Applauds the Jury Verdict in the Derek Chauvin Trial and Renews Call for Systemic Reforms to Address Racial Injustices (April 21, 2021)

NFALA Statement Against Anti-Asian Hate (April 5, 2021)

National Diverse Bars Condemn Recent Acts of Anti-Asian Hate (April 1, 2021)

NFALA Congratulates Assemblymember Rob Bonta on His Selection as California's Attorney General (March 24, 2021)

NFALA Opposes the Termination of the Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Program (February 26, 2021)

NFALA Renews Its Call for the Repeal of the Rescission Act of 1946 on the 75th Anniversary of the Act's Passage (February 18. 2021)

NFALA Applauds Executive Orders and Calls for Advancing Racial Equity and Equal Opportunity (January 25, 2021)

NFALA Condemns Assault on the United States Capitol (January 6, 2021)


NFALA Mourns the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (September 19, 2020)

NFALA Celebrates Supreme Court Decision Rejecting DHS' Effort to Rescind DACA (June 20, 2020) 

NFALA Stands in Solidarity with the African American Community and Calls for Systemic Accountability for Racial Injustices (May 31, 2020)

NFALA Thanks and Supports Our Filipino Frontliners (May 12, 2020)


NFALA Celebrates the Confirmation of Patrick Bumatay to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (December 10, 2019)

NFALA Congratulates Patrick Bumatay on Pending Re-Nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (September 20, 2019)

NFALA Urges USCIS to Roll Back the Public Charge Rule and Calls Upon Congress to Take Action (August 23, 2019)

NFALA Urges USCIS to Reconsider Terminating the Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Program and Reiterates Its Call for Congress to Pass the Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act (August 9, 2019)

NFALA Applauds the Supreme Court’s Decision to Block the Addition of the Citizenship Question in the 2020 Census (July 2, 2019)

NFALA Urges the White House to Nominate Patrick J. Bumatay for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (June 12, 2019)

NFALA Mourns the Loss of San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi (February 25, 2019)

NFALA Congratulates Pelayo A. Llamas, Jr. on His Selection to Serve as a Court Commissioner in Alameda County Superior Court (February 23, 2019)


NFALA Congratulates Audra Ibarra and Rohanee Zapanta on Their Historic Appointments to the California Superior Court Bench (December 7, 2018)

NFALA Statement on Recent Hate Crimes and Political Violence (October 29, 2018)

NFALA Congratulates Patrick J. Bumatay on Pending Nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (October 10, 2018) 

NFALA Submits Comment in Opposition of Citizenship Question in the 2020 Census (October 1, 2018)

NFALA Joins with ABA and NAWL’s Call for Due Process and a Full Investigation of Allegations Raised Against Judge Kavanaugh (September 28, 2018)

NFALA Opposes Hate- and Bias-Motivated Acts and Condemns White Nationalism and Hate Groups (July 16, 2018)

NFALA Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Trump v. Hawaii (June 29, 2018)

NFALA Calls on Congress to Protect Dreamers, Keep Families Together (February 8, 2018)


The National Filipino American Lawyers Association Congratulates Noel Francisco on His Historic Nomination and the First Filipino-American Solicitor General of the United States (September 23, 2017)

The National Filipino American Lawyers Association Calls for United and Vigilant Opposition to President Trump's January 27, 2017 Executive Order Which Promotes Hostility Towards Immigrants and Refugees (January 31, 2017)


NFALA Welcomes Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Program (June 27, 2016)

Joint Letter to DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz re: Call for Inspector General Investigation into Asian American Espionage-Related Cases (June 21, 2016)

NFALA Mourns the Lives Lost in Orlando, Florida and Stands in Solidarity with Its Brothers and Sisters in the LGBTQ Community (June 13, 2016)

Joint Letter to Senators Charles Grassley and Patrick Leahy re: Filling the Vacancy on the Supreme Court of the United States (March 14, 2016)


Joint Letter to DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson re: Implementation of Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Program (August 10, 2015)

NFALA Urges DHS to Grant Immediate Relief to Filipino World War II Veterans  (August 8, 2015)

NFALA Urges Passage of Bipartisan Filipino Veterans Filipino Reunification Act of 2015 (March 17, 2015)


NFALA Supports Efforts to Keep the Public Monuments in Glendale Central Park in Honor of the Comfort Women of World War II (April 8, 2014)

NFALA Condemns Arizona Bill Which Enables Businesses to Discriminate Based on Religion (February 26, 2014)


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