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Unfairly Rejected by Nine American Universities, Asian-American Student Filed Complaint with Office for Civil Rights, Department of Education

For Immediate Release July 24, 2015 Short Hills, New Jersey: Asian American Coalition has issued a letter ( Attached )to Ms. Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education to request her office to launch immediate investigation into a complaint recently filed by an Asian American father whose daughter was unfairly rejected by all… Read More »

Asian American Coalition Determined to Expand the Complaint against Harvard

For Immediate Release July 7, 2015—Short Hills, New Jersey: We are very disappointed to learn that the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), U.S. Department of Education has recently dismissed our Administrative Complaint against Harvard University filed on May 15, 2015. Even though our Complaint presented overwhelming evidences indicating that Harvard University has been engaged in continuous and systemic… Read More »

More than 60 Asian American Organizations File Complaint against Harvard University

Press Release May 15, 2015 Washington, D.C. – Today, a coalition of more than 60 Asian American organizations jointly filed a complaint with the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice and the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Education, asking for a civil rights violation investigation of Harvard University’s discrimination against Asian American applicants.… Read More »