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Voting Rights Act A Cornerstone Of Democracy

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This month, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, a landmark piece of legislation that enshrines and protects one of the most fundamental rights of Americans: the right to vot

Family Detention an Affront to American Values

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In America, we are proud to hold values of compassion and openness, particularly toward children and families seeking safety.

Dual-Language Education Preserves Language, Culture

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This post was written by OneAmerica policy associate Vy Nguyen (pictured, right)

2015 Legislative Recap

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The 2015 legislative session—the longest in Washington’s history—is done.

Tragedy in San Francisco: Hold ICE, not policies, accountable to improve public safety

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Earlier this month, San Francisco authorities charged an undocumented immigrant, Juan Fran

The Unaccompanied Minors Crisis: One Year Later

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Above: A state-by-state map showing unaccompanied minors released into state custody in 2014. Credit: USA Today.

At Mt. Vernon Panel, Local, State and National Leaders Affirm Commitment to Welcome Immigrants and Honor their Contributions

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With President Obama’s Executive Order on immigration still in the courts and new federal immigration enforcement programs on the horizon, dozens of community members gathered at the St.

Marriage Equality Decision a Powerful Affirmation of Human Rights

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Last Friday, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage, overturning bans in 13 states.

World Language Credit Program Honors Bilingual Immigrant and Refugee Students

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This post was written by OneAmerica Education Intern Emilee Wu

Moving Forward for Equitable Education

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This post was written by OneAmerica Education Intern Kian Vesteinsson.

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