Governor Inslee with a a group of immigrant leaders in the Capitol

Letter: Coalition Demands $100 Million to Support Undocumented Workers in Washington State

Click here for PDF of Letter April 20, 2020 Dear Governor Inslee, Majority Leader Billig, and Speaker Jinkins: We are writing to ask you to take urgently needed action to ensure the health and stability of Washington’s immigrant community. While the coronavirus pandemic has impacted us all, undocumented immigrants are uniquely at risk. Undocumented immigrants and their families are completely …

2020 Census: What you need to know to be counted!

There is so much at stake that we all have to participate in the 2020 Census and make our voices heard. Read on to learn why the Census is important and how to be counted. We’ve also included a list of resources and have answered some frequently asked questions. WHAT IS THE CENSUS? WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? As mandated by …

Become a Virtual Fundraiser for OneAmerica!

Join us by supporting OneAmerica for GiveBIG 2020!  Thanks to a generous donor, the first $10,000 raised will be matched. Our campaign will be kicking off on April 24th and will last through May 6th (GiveBIG Day).   OneAmerica has had to pivot both our fundraising efforts and our work on the ground due to the coronavirus pandemic. It was already a critical year for immigrant and refugee communities.  Now …

COVID 19 (Coronavirus)- Resources for Immigrants / Recursos para Inmigrantes

We are living in an unprecedented and unpredictable cultural moment. We’ll only get through it by coming together. This moment calls on us to go all in for all of us. Our families and neighborhoods are stronger, safer and healthier when we come together and take care of each other in moments of crisis. We’ve compiled a list of resources in …

2020 Legislative Wins for Immigrants in WA

March 12th was the end of Washington State’s legislative session and we have a lot to celebrate! Hundreds of OneAmerica leaders, allies and people like you made our voices heard in Olympia, and our legislators listened.  OneAmerica leaders headed down to Olympia on January 29th to speak with their legislators about issues that directly impact their communities. Read on to …

POSTPONED: 2020 OneAmerica Annual Celebration

Like you, we’ve been closely watching developments with coronavirus (COVID-19). This is an unprecedented time, and our hearts go out to everyone that’s been impacted by this pandemic, particularly those who’ve lost their lives and their loved ones who are now dealing with that loss. We also recognize the real harm this is causing to individuals, businesses and organizations as …

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Advocates Say the “Public Charge” Income Test Threatens to Scare Millions Away from Health, Housing and Nutrition Assistance

SEATTLE, Washington — On Monday, January 27, the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for the Trump administration to make it more difficult for low-income immigrants seeking to come to or trying to remain legally in the United States. The Protecting Immigrant Families – Washington coalition condemns the so-called “public charge” rule, which would effectively impose an income test on …

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OneAmerica and Campaign Legal Center File Washington Voting Rights Act Letter to the Yakima County Commission

OneAmerica, Campaign Legal Center (CLC) and Yakima County voters Evangelina “Bengie” Aguilar, Candy “Dulce” Gutierrez, Rogelio Montes, and Susan Soto Palmer submitted a letter to the Yakima County Commission on January 16, 2020, serving notice that the current system of electing candidates to the Yakima County Commission dilutes the votes of Latinos in Yakima County and denies the Latino community …