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OneAmerica Community in Mourning Over Charleston Shooting, Calls for Justice, Unity

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On Wednesday, June 17, in a racially-motivated shooting, a young white suspect killed 9 parishioners during a service at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

"If we believe our kids can do it, why not us?”

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This post was written by OneAmerica Organizing Intern Emilee Wu.

Relief from deportations delayed, but the movement persists

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Hundreds Get Help with Citizenship Applications on Citizenship Day – It’s Never Too Late!

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Melitina Florentina Quiroz and her husband Silviano have lived in the United States for several decades – Sliviano arrived in 1979, and his wife joined him in 1995.

In Spokane and Yakima, Rep. Luis Gutierrez and OneAmerica build the movement

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The fight for comprehensive immigration reform is far from over, and with uncertainty as to when applications for President Obama’s executive action on immigration will open, Representative Gutierr

Somali Community Meets to Address Remittance Crisis

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For immigrant and refugee communities, one central element of the American Dream is the ability to make a better life for one’s family, both here and back home.

OneAmerica hosts US Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, Roundtable on Immigrant Integration and Worker Protections

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Earlier this month, OneAmerica hosted the US Secretary of Labor, Tom Perez, for a round table session with Washington State educational, community and labor leaders.

Seattle Opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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In late March the Seattle City Council voted unanimously to oppose “fast track” consideration by Congress for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), an international business agreement that the Obama

Victory for Workers as Seattle Wage Increase Goes Into Effect

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Workers in Seattle began to see the fruits of their long, determined effort for a living wage last week, as wage increases attached to Seattle’s historic $15/hr minimum wage law went into effect.

Immigrant workers in technology-related fields celebrate long awaited victory

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Last month, immigrant advocates, high-skilled immigrants and their families celebrated an important change in federal rules allowing the spouses of certain high-skilled visa holders to receive auth

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