FALDEF is dedicated to the advancement of all laws that promote the welfare of all immigrants in general and, of the Filipino American community in particular. 

Foremost amongst its immigration policy objectives are the advocacy of the DREAM ACT and the COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM at the federal level. Towards this end, FALDEF endeavors to host conferences on current immigration issues and issues related to voting and other forms of civic and political participation. FALDEF shall likewise build coalitions with other organizations to promote the advocacy its policy objectives.