Media Coverage 2013

Comprehensive Immigration Reform in 2013

Topics: Comprehensive Immigration Reform | Spokane Civil DisobedienceLuis Gutiérrez in Yakima | OneAmerica Honors |  Fast for FamiliesFather's DayMay Day Immigration Reform MarchesApril 10 Nationwide Day of ActionKeeping Washington Families Together Bus TourKeeping Families Together LaunchWashington CompactMore on Comprehensive Immigration Reform | Champions of ChangeKing County Detainer ReformPresident Obama’s State of the Union AddressImmigrants Day at the CapitolWashington State DREAM ActWashington Voting Rights ActReady to Lead Training in Yakima2013 Legislative Session | More Recent News

Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Immigration reform, now
The Wenatchee World - November 13, 2013

Immigration Reform Rally at Bank of America
KIRO7 TV - October 25, 2013

Bank of America Protest
KUNS TV Univision - October 25, 2013

Woman takes on red tape of U.S. immigration law
Stevie Mathieu, The Columbian - October 25, 2013

Immigration rally planned Friday for downtown Seattle
Lornet Turnbull, The Seattle Times - October 24, 2013

Guest: King County should fight crime, not enforce immigration laws
John Lovick and Jim Pugel, The Seattle Times - October 20, 2013

Central Washington Pastors Rally for Immigration Reform
Matt Martin, NW News Network - October 7, 2013

Hastings a target of immigration rally cries in Yakima
Chris Bristol, Yakima Herald - October 6, 2013

Local Family Shares Immigration Struggles
Chris Luther, KNDO TV - October 5, 2013

300 immigration reform advocates rally in downtown Yakima
Christina Craig, KIMA TV - October 5, 2013

House Democrats try to revive immigration talks
Lornet Turnbull, Seattle Times - October 2, 2013

Our Voice: Illegal immigration on the rise political will to fix it in decline
Tri-City Herald - October 2, 2013

Immigration Rallies Planned For October In Yakima
Lance Tormey, KIT Newstalk (Yakima) - September 25, 2013

For EWU graduate, immigration reform worth risking arrest
Kip Hill, The Spokesman-Review - September 22, 2013

Editorial: Immigration reform must include a path to citizenship
Thanh Tan, Seattle Times - September 18, 2013

Immigration Protest In D.C. Has Local Connections
Don Granese, KNDU TV Local News at 11pm - September 13, 2013 

Pasco woman among those arrested outside U.S. Capitol
Franco Ordonez and Sarah Sexton, Tri-City Herald (McClatchy Newspapers) - September 12, 2013

Immigration Advocates Block D.C. Streets – 121 Arrested
Brad Wong, Equal Voice News - September 12, 2013

McMorris Rodgers says GOP working on ‘Obamacare’ surgery
Kip Hill, Spokesman-Review - August 23, 2013

Immigration Reform: DelBene to Meet With Locals in Bothell Tuesday
Lisa Baumann, Woodinville Patch - August 26, 2013

WA economy needs immigration reform
Judy Olson, Columbia Basin Herald - August 16, 2013

Comprehensive immigration reform is long overdue
Doug Hamilton and Rich Stolz, Everett Herald - August 18, 2013

Immigration, soon
Wenatchee World - August 17, 2013, 

State Employees Union, Growers League Make Washington-State Case for Immigration Reform
Erik Smith, Washington State Wire - August 15, 2013, 

Advocates press economic argument for immigration reform
Mike Faulk, Yakima Herald-Republic - August 14, 2013

Immigration Reform Fights For Local Economy
Carl Hensley, KNDO/KNDU TV, August 13, 2013

New findings for immigration reform plan
Natalie Eucce, KIMA TV - August 13, 2013

'Dollars and Sense' of Immigration Reform for WA Farms
Chris Thomas, Public News Service - August 12, 2013

Guest opinion: Immigration reform good for economy
Benjamin Johnson, Spokesman-Review - August 4, 2013

Reichert Voices Support for Immigration Reform
Nina Shapiro, Seattle Weekly - August 8, 2013

Spokane Civil Disobedience

12 Immigrant Rights Advocates Arrested in Spokane
Paige Browning, Northwest Public Radio - November 14, 2013

Immigration protesters arrested at McMorris Rodgers office
Rob Kauder, KXLY - November 13, 2013

12 people arrested at immigration protest
AP - November 13, 2013

Immigration activists arrested outside McMorris Rodgers' office
Heidi Groover, Inlander - November 13, 2013

Immigration reform advocates protest outside McMorris Rodgers' office
Kip Hill, The Spokesman Review - November 13, 2013

Luis Gutiérrez in Yakima

Immigration reform leader to speak in Yakima
Mike Faulk, Yakima Herald - July 10, 2013

Congresista busca apoyo para la reforma en Yakima
El Sol de Yakima - July 11, 2013

Congressman Visits Yakima To Gain Support
Carl Hensley, KNDO TV - July 13 2013

Congressman, immigration reform supporter pleads for compromise
Ross Courtney, Yakima Herald-Republic - July 14, 2013

Democrats Push Immigration Reform In Central Washington
Matt Martin, Northwest Public Radio - July 15, 2013

Democrats stepping up immigration bill debate
Gary Martin, Times Union - July 13, 2013

OneAmerica Honors

Awards and debates
Charlie Mas, Seattle Schools Community Forum - September 12, 2013

Fast for Families

Immigrant advocates target congresswoman
The Columbian - July 4, 2013

In 17 Cities, Faith Leaders And Immigrants Are Fasting To Stop Deportations
Esther Yu-Hsi Lee, Think Progress - July 3, 2013

Wash. Groups Join National Fast For Immigration Reform
Liz Jones, KUOW - July 3, 2013

Rep. Kilmer to fast over immigrant rights
Paul Gottlieb, Peninsula Daily News - July 1, 2013

National fast for immigration overhaul arrives in Seattle
Lornet Turnbull, Seattle Times - June 30, 2013

Father's Day: "Don't Deport My Dad"

Poll: Immigration Reform? Get it Done, Congress
Chris Thomas, Public News Service - June 17, 2013

Local Families Rally for Immigration Reform
Breanna Gilroy, KNDU TV - June 17, 2013

About 25 attend immigration reform rally in Pasco
Paul T. Erickson, Tri-City Herald - June 17. 2013

OneAmerica holds immigration reform rally in Pasco
Josh Peterson, KVEW-TV - June 17, 2013

Immigrant rights advocates to host rally
The Columbian - June 14, 2013

Walla Walla
Video: Father's Day rally for immigration reform
Rachel Alexander, Union-Bulletin - June 18, 2013


Lágrimas por el Día del Padre
Normand García, El Sol de Yakima - June 20, 2013

Immigration backers rally at Hastings' Yakima office
Mike Faulk, Yakima Herald - June 18, 2013

Audio: Cobertura de manifestación y entrevista con Jessica Lara sobre deportación de su padre
Radio KDNA - June 17, 2013

May Day

Marchando por una ley
Cindy Arriola, La Raza de Noroeste - May 3, 2013

'All our concerns are one' - On May Day, activists press for LGBT immigrant rights
Mike Andres, Seattle Gay News - May 3, 2013

Estalla la violencia en marcha pro inmigrante de Seattle
Noticieros Televisa - May 2, 2013

What's Been Missing from May Day Coverage So Far
Ansel Herz, The Stranger - May 1, 2013

Marching on May Day to be part of America
Seattle PI - May 1, 2013

May Day: Immigration marches across Washington

Seattle PI - May 1, 2013

Audio Slideshow: Marching for immigration reform
Tracy Simmons, Spokane Faith and Values - May 2, 2013

Immigration reform march moves through Spokane
Shawn Chitnis, KREM - May 1, 2013

Marchers call for family unity, immigration reform
Christine Pratt, Wenatchee World - May 1, 2013

More than 500 expected to march Wednesday for immigration reform
Christine Pratt, Wenatchee World - April 29, 2013

Immigration reform advocates rally in Vancouver
Stevie Mathieu, The Columbian - May 1, 2013

Immigration reform rally to take place Wednesday in Esther Short Park
Stevie Mathieu, The Columbian - April 25, 2013

Rallying cry for immigration reform in Yakima (Photos/Video)
Mike Faulk, Yakima Herald - May 2, 2013

Thousands March in May Day Rally for Immigration Reform
Lance Tormey, FOX News - May 2, 2013

Hundreds March For Immigration Reform
Eugene Buenaventura, KVEW TV - May 1, 2013

May Day march planned Wednesday in Yakima

Mike Faulk, Yakima Herald - April 30, 2013

Mt. Vernon
March for immigration
Frank Varga, Skagit Valley Herald - May 2, 2013

Interview with Sarah Bishop on The Morning Talk Show
KGMI 790 News Talk Radio - May 1, 2013

May Day immigration rally planned for Wednesday
Gina Cole, Skagit Valley Herald - April 30, 2013


April 10 Nationwide Day of Action

March planned to support immigration reform
Christine Pratt, Wenatchee World - April 15, 2013

Walla Wallans Rally for Immigration Reform
Rachel Alexander, Walla Walla Union Bulletin - April 11, 2013

Yakima-area immigrants press case for path to citizenship
Mike Faulk,  Yakima Herald - April 11, 2013

People Gather to Support Immigration Reform
Aaron Hilf, KNDO Yakima (NBC) - April 10, 2013

Public meeting to be held on immigration reform
Walla Walla Union Bulletin - April 5, 2013


Keeping Washington Families Together Bus Tour

Diario El Comercial - March 14, 2013

Presentarán en semanas proyecto para la reforma migratoria en EU
La Tarde - March 14, 2013

What immigrants want out of reform (and what they’ll actually get)
Brett Konen, Seattle Globalist - March 13, 2013

Campaign pushes for immigration reform
Alfred Diaz, Walla Walla Union Bulletin - March 10, 2013

Immigration Bus Tour Hits Yakima
Eugene Buenaventura, KAPP-TV - March 7, 2013

Bus tour promotes immigration reform
Christine Pratt, Yakima Herald - March 7, 2013

Immigration reform backers kick off statewide bus tour

Stevie Mathieu, The Columbian - March 5, 2013

Statewide bus tour demands immigration reform
Bellamy Pailthorp, KPLU 88.5 FM - March 4, 2013


Keeping Families Together Launch

Local immigrants react to President's immigration reform plan
Heather Graf, KING5 TV - January 29, 2013

Local views differ on immigration reform plan
Mike Faulk, Yakima Herald - January 29, 2013

Immigration Leaders Respond to President’s Speech
Kathy Mulady, Equal Voice News - January 29, 2013

Seattle immigrants react to Obama's immigration reform plan
Heather Graf, KING5 News - January 29, 2013

Keeping Families Together Campaign
Matt Lorch, Q13 Fox - January 28, 2013

Immigration Reform Heats Up
Bill Rice, KOMO Newsradio - January 28, 2013

Local push to change laws on immigration
Lornet Turnbull, Seattle Times - January 28, 2013

Presionan por Reforma Migratoria
Univision KUNS News
- January 28, 2013


Washington Compact
Editorial: Immigration compromise is right way to reform
The Spokesman-Review - April 21, 2013
Editorial: Immigration reform has a prayer
Seattle Times - April 20, 2013
Senate immigration bill outline sparks mixed reactions in Yakima
Mike Faulk, Yakima Herald - April 17, 2013
Evangelicals Cast Immigration Reform as Moral Mandate; Not Everyone’s on Board
Nina Shapiro, Seattle Weekly - April 10, 2013

Guest opinion: Immigration is broken; let’s fix it
Don Brunell and Jay Timmons, Spokesman-Review - August 18, 2013

Report finds immigration reform will bring jobs, growth to Wash.
Jason Hagey, Olympia Business Watch - August 2, 2013

Wash. Group: Immigration Will ‘Trigger’ Economic Growth
Brad Wong, Equal Voice - August 6, 2013

Guest: Grow the economy with immigration reform
Don Brunell and Mike Gempler, Seattle Times - May 22, 2013

Courting the Latino Vote: How Far Are Local Republicans Willing to Go?
Nina Shapiro, Seattle Weekly - May 7, 2013

Editorial: Immigration compromise is right way to reform
The Spokesman-Review - April 21, 2013

Editorial: Immigration reform has a prayer
Seattle Times - April 20, 2013

Senate immigration bill outline sparks mixed reactions in Yakima
Mike Faulk, Yakima Herald - April 17, 2013

Evangelicals Cast Immigration Reform as Moral Mandate; Not Everyone’s on Board
Nina Shapiro, Seattle Weekly - April 10, 2013

In Our View: Immigration Reform Overdue
Editorial Board, The Columbian - March 27, 2013

Special to the Herald: New state compact recognizes immigration is our future
Don Brunell, Tri-City Herald - March 26, 2013

What Would Jesus Do About Immigration Reform?
Jessica Partnow, KUOW FM - March 19, 2013

An evangelical pitch for immigration reform
Sarah Stuteville, Seattle Times - March 14, 2013

Washington View: Pressure building across the nation for immigration reform
Don Brunell, The Columbian - March 12, 2013

AWB offers support for immigration reform
Olympia Business Watch - March 7, 2013

Washington Compact- Organizaciones pactan en favor de inmigracion
Normand Garcia, El Sol de Yakima - March 7, 2013

Broad coalition seeks strong push on immigration reform
Dan Wheat, Capital Press - March 7, 2013

Local Republicans’ new coalition on (illegal) immigration reform sparks on-air fireworks
Chris Vance interviewed on The John Carlson Show, KVI Radio - March 6, 2013

A Coalition Kicks off Campaign to Urge Congress to Pass Immigration Reform
Don Brunell and Mike Gempler interviewed on The Mike Bastinelli Show, KIT Radio - March 5, 2013

Washington state makes history
Sarah Navoy, KIMA TV - March 5, 2013

Compact for Immigration Reform
Eugene Buenaventura, KAPP TV - March 5, 2013

Community Leaders Come Together for Immigration Reform
Aaron Hilf, KNDO TV - March 5, 2013

State coalition forges compact for immigration reform
Mike Faulk, Yakima Herald - March 5, 2013

Washington groups forge compact for immigration reform
Shannon Dininny, Associated Press (via Seattle Times) - March 5, 2013


More on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Geoff Folsom, Tri-City Herald - July 9, 2013


Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill Paves Citizenship Path, Impacts Family Unification Efforts
International Examiner - July 8, 2013

Immigration Bill Reaction: Progress but Effort ‘Not Over’
Equal Voice News - June 27, 2013

A Blocked Path to Citizenship
Keegan Hamilton, The Stranger, June 26, 2013

Legislation's details concern immigrant rights groups
Rachel Alexander, Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - June 28, 2013

New immigration approach? Give me your skilled masses, yearning to succeed
Lornet Turnbull and Kyung M. Song, Seattle Times - June 1, 2013

Immigration changes would be felt strongly here
Lornet Turnbull and Kyung M. Song, Seattle Times - June 1, 2013

OneAmerica on Justice for Immigrants - June 4, 2013

Murray says immigration bill best that Senate can do
Mike Faulk, Yakima Herald - May 2, 2013

Hay un plan migratorio
Cindy Arriola, La Raza NW - April 19, 2013

Local women & families are left out of new immigration bill
Vanesha Manuturi, Crosscut - April 19, 2013

Immigration Reform Bill Draws Mixed Reaction
Liz Jones, KUOW FM - April 18, 2013

Local advocates encouraged by bipartisan immigration-reform bill
Christine Pratt, Wenatchee World - April 18, 2013

OneAmerica CIR Press Conference coverage
KOMO Radio, April 17, 2013

OneAmerica CIR Press Conference coverage
KOMO TV, April 17, 2013

Op-Ed: Keep Family at the Heart of Immigration Reform
Diane Narasaki and Rich Stolz, International Examiner - April 3, 2013

Walla Wallans rally for immigration reform
Rachel Alexander, Walla Walla Union Bulletin - April 11, 2013

Yakima-area immigrants press case for path to citizenship
Mike Faulk, Yakima Herald - April 11, 2013

Dozens Gather for Immigration Reform Meeting
Eugene Buenaventura, KAPP TV - April 10, 2013

Time is now to achieve true reform of immigration
Editorial Board, Yakima Herald - March 24, 2013

Ross Reynolds interviews OneAmerica member Rufina
KUOW’s The Conversation - March 20, 2013

Activistas EEUU piden solución a crisis migratoria que golpea duro a mujeres
María Peña, EFE (via Alianza News) - 17 de marzo de 2013

Gay-rights movement’s new focus: immigration
Lornet Turnbull, Seattle Times - March 6, 2013

US Border Activists Urge Humane Immigration Reform
Kate Woodsome, Voice of America News - February 27, 2013

English requirement in immigration reform will test underfunded ESL system
Liz Goodwin, Yahoo! News - February 26, 2013 

Gay Couples See New Hope For Immigration Benefits
Liz Jones, KUOW FM - February 15, 2013

Reforma migratoria no es amnistía
Normand Garcia, El Sol de Yakima - February 8, 2013

Fixing Immigration
Pramila Jayapal, Crosscut - February 6, 2013

For Young Illegal Immigrants, Social Security Cards Are Just a Small Step
Keegan Hamilton, The Atlantic - February 5, 2013

Republicans Move on Immigration Reform Amid Warnings of Political Suicide If They Don't
Nina Shapiro, Seattle Weekly - January 30, 2013

Rubio Walks Fine Line in Immigration Revamp
Neil King, Jr., Wall St. Journal - January 30, 2013


Champions of Change

La Casa Blanca destaca a los “Defensores del Cambio” de César Chávez
The White House - March 29, 2013

"The Defining Moments,” White House: Champions of Change
Rich Stolz, White House: Champions of Change - March 29, 2013

White House honors Cesar Chavez’s legacy in Champions of Change series
Rocio Gonzalez, VOXXI - March 27, 2013

Casa Blanca agasaja a 11 activistas de inmigración
Luis Alonso Lugo, Associated Press (via La Voz) - March 26, 2013

Head of Seattle-based OneAmerica to receive White House award
Lornet Turnbull, Seattle Times - March 25, 2013


King County Detainer Reform

King County Council restricts immigration holds
Essex Porter, KIRO TV - December 2, 2013

King County narrows use of immigrant jail holds
Manuel Valdes, SFGate, (AP) - December 2, 2013

County: No more immigration holds for low-level offenders
Emily Hefter, Seattle Times - December 2, 2013

King County Council Passes Bill to Deny Some Immigration Hold Requests
Liz Jones, KUOW FM - December 3, 2013

King County Council adopts legislation restricting detention of immigration detainees
Courier-Herald - December 3, 2013

County Votes Ignore Certain "Hold" Requests from Immigration Officials
Ansel Herz, The Stranger - December 2, 2013

King County proposal to hold only violent criminals, and felons for federal immigration authorities
Rianna Hidalgo, Real Change News - June 19, 2013

King. Co. councilman moves to bar ICE holds
Manuel Valdes, Seattle Times via AP - June 13, 2013

Wash. Immigration Lockups Among Worst for Long Holds
Liz Jones, KUOW - June 4, 2013

Federal ‘detainer requests’ for suspected immigration violators cause longer jail stays, increase cost, UW research shows
Peter Kelley, University of Washington - March 27, 2013

Study: Immigration jail holds costly for King Co.
Manuel Valdes, Associated Press (via Seattle Times) - March 27, 2013

Suspected Immigration Violators Face Long Waits in King County Jails
Liz Jones, KUOW FM - March 27, 2013


President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Some Thoughts on the State of the Union Address
Kathy Mulady, Equal Voices News - February 14, 2013

Immigrant issue close to home
Sarah Stuteville, Seattle Times - February 14, 2013


Immigrants Day at the Capitol

Día del Inmigrante en Olympia
Teresa Gonzalez, KUNS TV (Univision) - February 7, 2013

Immigration advocates push Republicans to support path to citizenship
David Nakamura and Rosalind S. Helderman, Washington Post

Immigrants travel across Washington to lobby Olympia
Quipachtli Martinez and Brooklyn Carlson, Seattle Globalist - February 7, 2013

Grupo organiza Día del Inmigrante
Brian Mendia, La Raza del Noroeste - February 7, 2013

Interview with OneAmerica member Juan Viellegas

KUOW's the Conversation - February 6, 2013


Washington State DREAM Act

Wash. Dreamers Pin Hopes On Special Session
Liz Jones, KUOW News - May 13, 2013

Rally held in Hartman Park to pass DREAM Act
Samantha Pak, Redmond Reporter - May 10, 2013

Last Night: On higher ed funding, immigration, gun control and the failure of the Democratic Party
Josh Feit, Publicola - May 2, 2013

In the Senate, Dream Act remains stuff of dreams
Jeanne Kohl-Welles and Ed Murray, Crosscut - April 30, 2013

Washington’s Special Session Keeps DREAM Act Alive
Laura Murray, KNDO - April 29, 2013

Ed Murray maneuvers to force reproductive parity, DREAM votes
John Stang, Crosscut - April 16, 2013

A Dream Referred (to Committee)
David A. Perez, PubliCola - April 12, 2013

Dream Act dead this session, Senate leader says
Mike Faulk, Yakima Herald - April 7, 2013

Editorial: State Senate should have supported Dream Act
Seattle Times - April 7, 2013

Sen. Barbara Bailey: Denying the American Dream
Joel Connelly, Seattle PI - April 5, 2013

Keep the 'Dream Act' alive
Editorial, Everett Herald - April 4, 2013

Tuesday Jolts: Three Losers—Immigrants, Metro Riders, and Your Health
Josh Feit and Erica C. Barnett, Publicola - April 2, 2013

Wash. Dream Act Unlikely To Clear Senate
Liz Jones, KUOW FM - April 2, 2013

DREAM Act People’s Hearing coverage
King 5 Seattle - April 2, 2013

Students stage rally as state Dream Act likely dies in committee
Chris West, The Capitol Record - April 2, 2013

Rodney Tom and the Ninth Order
Goldy, Slog - April 2, 2013

Aid for undocumented students is the right thing to do
Ricardo Sanchez, Tacoma News Tribume - April 2, 2013

Bailey's words, actions imperil Dream Act
Jerry Cornfield, Everett Herald - April 1, 2013

Dream Act supporters’ last ditch effort likely derailed
Jimmy Lovaas, Tacoma News Tribune - April 1, 2013

Op-Ed | Sen. Bailey: The ‘State Dream Act’ Is an Unfunded Promise That Can’t Be Kept
Washington Focus - March 29, 2013

Morning Fizz: The Conundrum
Publicola - March 29, 2013

Key Wash. pol: funds lacking for state ‘Dream Act'
Jonathan Kaminsky, Associated Press (via Bellingham Herald) - March 29, 2013

On Other Blogs Today: Blair Butterworth; the Dream Act; Pot; and Sonics Tickets
Erica Barnett, Publicola - March 29, 2013

Inslee’s budget proposal, DREAM Act and school suspensions on ‘Legislative Review'
Christina Salerno, The Capitol Record - March 29, 2013

Senate Higher Education Committeee hears Washington DREAM Act
The Hopper: Senate Democrats Blog - March 29, 2013

Pass Dream Act to ensure all students have same opportunities
Bruce Chandler and Zack Hudgins, Tacoma News Tribune - March 28, 2013

Dream Act helps
Nora Castaneda, Yakima Herald - March 18, 2013

Future of state Dream Act remains unclear
Mike Faulk, Yakima Herald - March 17, 2013

GSBA endorses Washington state DREAM Act
Seattle Gay News - March 15, 2013

Washington State is adding college funding for illegal immigrants
Emily Murphy interviewed, Dori Monson Show (KIRO) - March 15, 2013

Dream Act closer to reality for Washington illegal immigrants
Eric Wilkinson, KING 5 News - March 15, 2013

House Passes DREAM Act
Sandi Halimuddin, Seattle Weekly - March 14, 2013

Wrong year for grants to undocumented students
Editorial, Tacoma News Tribune - March 14, 2013

Letter: Bill should be discussed
Gustavo Ramos, Jr., Skagit Herald - March 14, 2013

In brief: House OKs Washington Dream Act
The Spokesman-Review - March 14, 2013

Letter: Bill should be discussed
Gustavo Ramos, Jr., Skagit Herald - March 14, 2013

State House passes ‘Washington Dream Act
Ameila Dickson, Seattle Times - March 13, 2013

State version of ‘Dream Act’ passes the House
Manuel Valdes, Associated Press (via Seattle Times) - March 13, 2013
Washington busca dar ayuda escolar a inmigrantes
Associated Press (via MSN Latino) - March 13, 2013

Facing deadline, state lawmakers rush to pass bills
Brad Shannon, Tacoma News Tribune - March 13, 2013

Wednesday Jolt: DREAM Act Passes House
Josh Feit, Publicola - March 13, 2013

Pro: HB1817 gives us hope
Elizabeth Lara, Yakima Herald - March 11, 2013

Coming together in support of Washington State DREAM Act
Ben Crowther, Tu Decides - March 7, 2013

Immigration seeing strong Republican support in Olympia
Lornet Turnbull, Seattle Times - March 6, 2013

Bill would make some in US under special immigration status eligible for state financial aid
Jimmy Lovaas, Tacoma News Tribune - March 3, 2013

Immigrant student loses financial aid: DREAM Act could allow undocumented students access to state grants

Natalie Groat, Western Front - March 1, 2013

Make dream of college possible for all students
Reps. Bruce Chandler & Charles Ross, Yakima Herald - February 24, 2013

DREAM Act Gains Momentum in Olympia
Sandi Halimuddin, Seattle Weekly - February 7, 2013

Morning Jolt: Tom is a No Show, DREAM Act Supporters Make a Big Show
Josh Feit, Publicola - February 19, 2013

One Question for Republican State Rep. Charles Ross
Carryn Vande Griend, Publicola - February 15, 2013

Legislators Consider College Aid For Undocumented Students
Liz Jones, KUOW FM - February 5, 2013

Should the state pay tuition for undocumented students?
John Stang, Crosscut - February 5, 2013

Bill gives immigrants with deferrals college aid
Manuel Valdes, Associated Press - February 5, 2013

Murray to propose bill allowing undocumented students access to State Need Grant
Amelia Dickson, Seattle Times - February 5, 2013


Washington Voting Rights Act

Schools, cities worry about bill pushing for wider representation
John Stang, Crosscut - March 28, 2013

Morning Fizz: A Downward Spiral
Josh Feit, Publicola - March 27, 2013

Senate panel should pass the Washington Voting Rights Act
Thanh Tan, Seattle Times: Opinion Northwest - March 27, 2013

Senate panel hears voting rights bill
Jonathan Kaminsky, Associated Press (via The Olympian) - March 26, 2013

Morning Fizz: Exploring the Possibility
Publicola - March 25, 2013

Unequal representation
Gina Cole, Skagit Valley Herald - March 17, 2013

House approves Voting Rights Act to equalize local representation
Kylee Zabel, WNPA Olympia News Bureau (via Auburn Reporter) - March 14, 2013

Level the voting field
Editorial, The Olympian - March 14, 2013

Washington Voting Rights Act ensures everyone a fair chance at representation
Robin Boehler and Rev. Tom Kidd, Bellevue Reporter - March 12, 2013

Legislative Session, Week 9: ‘House of Origin
Niki Reading, Publicola - March 11, 2013

Morning Fizz: The Classless Society
Publicola - March 8, 2013

Thursday Jolt: Voting Rights and Sharing Cars
Publicola - March 7, 2013

State House passes Washington Voting Rights Act
Rachel La Corte, Associated Press (via Seattle PI) - March 7, 2013

Politics Northwest: State House approves several election-related bills
Amelia Dickson, Seattle Times - March 7, 2013

Yes on Voting Rights Act
Editorial, Everett Herald - March 7, 2013

Washington state election system should consider minority populations
LTE: Yemane Gebremicael, Seattle Times - March 1, 2013

Moscoso Sponsors Washington Voting Rights Act
Evan Smith, Everett Herald - February 8, 2013

Voting Rights Act draws contentious testimony: Minority representation versus at-large elections
Kylee Zabel, Chinook Observer - February 7, 2013

Editorial: Washington needs Voting Rights Act
Seattle Times - February 7, 2013

Morning Fizz: Bivariate Ecological Regression
Josh Feit, Publicola - January 31, 2013

Legal fee concerns raised for WA voting rights act
Manuel Valdes, The Olympian - January 30, 2013

Isn't It Weird That... (Olympia Supersize Version)
Josh Feit, Publicola - January 29, 2013

Voting Rights Act bill has Yakima in crosshairs
Mike Faulk, Yakima Herald Republic - January 26, 2013

Round Two For Washington Voting Rights Act
Liz Jones, KUOW-FM - January 15, 2013

The Washington Voting Rights Act
Hardeep Rekhi & Rich Stoltz, Trial News - January 2013


Ready to Lead Training in Yakima

Boot Camp for Future WA Politicians
Chris Thomas, Public News Service - January 28, 2013

Boot Camp’ para futuros políticos de WA
Chris Thomas, Public News Service - January 28, 2013

First Time Candidate Civic Training Comes to Yakima
Laura Murray, KNDO TV (Yakima) - January 26, 2013


2013 Legislative Session

Teens may get vote-registration privilege
Kylee Zabel, Lake Stevens Journal - February 26, 2013

Immigrants travel across Washington to lobby Olympia
Quipachtli Martinez and Brooklyn Carlson, Seattle Globalist - February 7, 2013

Morning Fizz: Angry Special Interests
Josh Feit, Publicola - January 15, 2013


More Recent News

Morning Fizz: Participation
Publicola - September 12, 2013

Community Radio Movement Prepares for Liftoff
Mike Ludwig, Truthout - August 29, 2013

More states issuing driver’s licenses to those in U.S. illegally
Lornet Turnbull, Seattle Times - June 22, 2013

Study: Undocumented immigrants paid $292M in state, local taxes in 2010
Mike Faulk, Yakima Herald - July 11, 2013

Citizenship Clinic Gives Immigrants Free Legal Advice
Jane Sander, KNDU TV - July 20, 2013

Photo Gallery: Swearing in new U.S. citizens on Flag Day
Jordan Stead, Seattle P-I - June 14, 2013

High fees may block path to U.S. citizenship
Lornet Turnbull, Seattle Times - February 14, 2013

New US Immigration Policy May Keep More Families Together
Courtney Liu, COM 363 Mag & Seattle Globalist - January 31, 2013

Autoridades agrícolas apoyan reforma migratoria
Normand Garcia, El Sol de Yakima - January 24, 2013

Impulsan debate sobre reforma migratoria 
Normand Garcia, El Sol de Yakima - January 3, 2013

Immigrant removals from Northwest keep dropping
Manuel Valdes, Associated Press (via San Francisco Chronicle) - January 1, 2013

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