Media Coverage 2011

National Immigrant Integration Conference 2011

Experiential Learning Class Attends OneAmerica Conference
Dylan Tull, The Whitman Pioneer - November 3, 2011

Trina Jackson: A Discussion About African Americans and Immigration
Traci Tate, The Skanner - October 31, 2011

City Considers New Office For Immigrant Affairs
Liz Jones, KUOW 94.9 - October 31, 2011

Celebrating Fearless Activists & Movements Across Generations at NIIC in Seattle
Freedom From Fear Award - October 26, 2011

NW Immigrants' Groups Link Arms for Regional Clout
Chris Thomas, Pulic Service News - October 24, 2011

Legal Immigration ‘Profound, Meaningful, Beautiful'
Joel Connelly, Seattle PI - October 24, 2011

Undocumented Journalist Shares Story in Seattle
Lornet Turnbull, Seattle Times - October 22, 2011

November 19th Citizenship Day 

Becoming an American: Legal Residents Given Aid in the Cumbersome, Expensive Process of Becoming Full Citizens
Kimberly Mason, Centralia Chronicle - November 20, 2011 

Citizenship Day helps applicants with process
Kristi Pihl, Tri-City Herald - November 19, 2011, 

Citizenship day event
Chloe Beardsley, KNDU/KNDO TV - November 19, 2011

Citizenship Day helps hundreds in Yakima
Aaron Hilf, KNDU/KNDO TV - November 19, 2011 

Immigrants & the Economy

Better Immigrant Integration Leads to Economic Growth
Mary Giovagnoli,  Immigration Impact (American Immigration Council) - September 19, 2011

1,000 Demand "Good Jobs Now" at Progressive Caucus Speakout
Tim Wheeler, People's World  - July 23, 2011

Foreign Intrigue: From high tech to high fiber, Washington struggles with federal rules on immigration
Aaron Tilley, Seattle Business Magazine - July 2011

The Atlantic: Immigration Crackdowns Cripple Farming
Publicola - July 6, 2011

Redrawing Voter Lines in Washington

Washington's redistricting commission should ensure people of color have more influence
Pramila Jayapal and George Cheung, Seattle Times guest editorial - October 5, 2011

New districts could add to NCW's political clout
Vince Lovato, Lake Chelan Mirror - September 28, 2011

Majority-Minority Districts in Redistricting Process
Essex Porter, KIRO7 TV - September 25, 2011

¿Primer distrito congresional de mayoría minoritaria en el estado?
KUNS-TV (Univision) - September 20, 2011

Interview with Ada Williams Prince on redistricting
Gavin Dahl, KYRS Community Radio (Spokane) - September 15, 2011

Redistricting: the opening bids are laid on the table
Floyd McKay, Crosscut - September 14, 2011

Re: Redistricting Commissioners Reveal Maps
Pete Johnson, Publicola - September 14, 2011

Pramila Jayapal: Redistricting to Give Voice to Minorities
Ross & Burbank, KIRO 97.3 - September 14, 2011

Redistricting Commission releases proposals to redraw state’s political map
Kathie Durbin, The Columbian - September 13, 2011

Panel unveils redistricting maps
Jim Bruner, Seattle Times - September 13, 2011

New minority district – breaking up Seattle’s power?
Chris Grygiel, Seattle PI - September 13, 2011  

Full House at Redistricting Forum
Lummy Lin, Publicola - August 11, 2011

How Redistricting Affects Communities of Color
Stacy Nguyen, Northwest Asian Weekly - August 11, 2011

Should Washington's new 10th congressional district include South Seattle? Have your say tonight
Travis Mayfield, Beacon Hill KOMO blog - August 9, 2011

State Redistricting Commissioners Gorton and Ceis Rank Top Challenges
Lummy Lin, Publicola -  August 4, 2011

Activists Want Three Majority-Minority Districts
Bob Young, Seattle Times - July 12, 2011                                                        

Latinos hope redistricting board won't split vote
Michelle Dupler, Tri-City Herald - June 8, 2011

Advocates say new district will give Latinos a voice, opponents say system works fine
Mike Faulk, Yakima-Herald Republic - June 8, 2011

Congressman Gutierrez in Seattle

Congressman Luis Gutierrez in Seattle

Watch Gutierrez in Seattle Presented by OneAmerica
Seattle Channel's American Podium - July 17, 2011

Keep Families Together: Immigration Public Meeting in Seattle with OneAmerica
KIRO7-TV - June 26, 2011

Congressman Gutierrez in Seattle with OneAmerica
David Rose, Q13 Fox TV - June 26, 2011

President Obama must push harder on immigration reform
Luis V. Gutierrez and Pramila Jayapal, Seattle Times - June 24, 2011

Congresista Luis Gutierrez en Seattle
Martin Ortiz interviews Jazmin Santacruz, KUNW-TV, Univision - June 23, 2011

Stop ICE's Insecure Communities Campaign

Batalla contra comunidades seguras en Vancouver (Spanish w/ English translation)

Delia Hernández, KUNP Univision Portland - November 29, 2011  


MV residents weigh in on Secure Communities program

Kate Martin, Skagit Herald - October 13, 2011

Skagit County ponders joining federal program to deport more illegal immigrant felons
Chris Legeros, KIRO7-TV - October 12, 2011

Mount Vernon mayor criticized for immigration policies
James Lynch, Q13 FOX-TV -October 12, 2011

MV mayor wants Sheriff's Office to adopt Secure Communities
Kate Martin, Skagit Valley Herald - October 11, 2011

Secure Communities not deporting many, but still a big concern
Aaron Hilf, KNDO-TV - August 31, 2011

Crime Victims and Witnesses Are Collateral Damage of ‘Secure Communities
Hugh Holub, Tucson Citizen - August 27, 2011

New Immigration policy may save 300,000 from deportation
Karma Dickerson, KNDO-TV - August 19, 2011

Homeland Security Promises Case-By-Case Review of Deportations, But Minor Offenses Still Have Major Consequences
Keegan Hamilton, Seattle Weekly - August 23, 2011

DHS announces victory for illegal immigrants
Lake Chelan Mirror -
August 19, 2011 

The President's smart shift on deportations
Seattle Times Editorial Board, Seattle Times - September 6, 2011

Comunidades Seguras’ o ‘Seguras Deportacion
La Opinion - September 1, 2011

Sheriff Opts County into Controversial Immigration Policy
Chinook Observer - July 19, 2011

Washington Counties Deciding Fate of Immigration Program
Manueal Valdes, Seattle Times via AP - July 18, 2011

Latino Leader Says ICE's Secure Communities Program is Making Yakima Anything But Secure
Keegan Hamilton, Seattle Weekly - July 13, 2011                                         

More Wash. Counties Roll Out Controversial Immigration Program            
KUOW 94.9 FM - July 12, 2011                                                                      

Problems with Secure Communities
Paola Zambrano and Patricia Flores, Yakima Herald-Public -July 12, 2011

Counties plan to use fingerprint program 
Kristi Pihl, Tri-City Herald - July 11,2011                                                                               

Secure Communities In Washington
Liz Jones & David Hyde, KUOW’s The Conversation - June 23, 2011

New immigration screening is in effect and many are afraid
Karma Dickerson, KNDO-TV - June 21, 2011

Secure Communities opponents given a chance to be heard
Mike Faulk, Yakima Herald-Republic - June 21, 2011

County declines to meet with immigrant advocates over Secure Communities
Mike Faulk, Yakima Herald-Tribune - June 15, 2011

La inseguridad de Comunidades Seguras
El Sol de Yakima - June 14, 2011 

Advocates say Secure Communities program will reduce crime; opponents want to focus on prevention
Mike Faulk, Yakima Herald-Tribune - June 11, 2011

Twin Harbors to join program to identify illegals in jail
Steven Friederich, The Daily World - June 10, 2011

Activarán ‘Comunidades Seguras’ a finales del mes
Joseph Trevino, El Sol de Yakima - June 7, 2011

Some opposed to ICE’s Secure Communities…
Karma Dickerson, KNDO-TV - June 2, 2011

OneAmerica Tries to Stop Counties from Sending Fingerprints to Immigration Authorities
Nina Shapiro, Seattle Weekly - June 2, 2011

New Program Checks Inmates Legal Residency Status, ICE Record
Ian Cull, KAPP-TV - June 1, 2011 

Immigration News in Washington State

Border Patrol Spending Cuts Urged by Groups from Washington to Texas
Nina Shapiro, Seattle Weekly -  November 23, 2011 

OneAmerica responds to Newt Gingrich’s debate statements on immigration
Q13 FOX TV - November 23, 2011

SLIDESHOW: Occupy protests near UW drew local participants
Gabe McCorkle, West Seattle Herald / White Center News - November 18, 2011

King County judge named to state Supreme Court
Steve Miltech, Seattle Times - November 15, 2011

ACLU of Washington Honors Three Valley Women
Yakima Herald - November 4, 2011

Deepak Bhargava: A Voice for the Grassroots Inside the Beltway
Lynsi Burton, YES! Magazine - November 2011 

Controversia alrededor de Jorge Madrazo
Cindy Arriola, La Raza del Noroeste - October 7, 2011

Freedom from Discrimination month kicks off
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin 
- October 5, 2011

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Pramila Jayapal Bids OneAmerica Farewell in Planned Transition
International Examiner - September 20, 2011

The undocumented immigrants — Their daily challenges, their fears, and their hopes for the future
Tiffany Ran, NW Asian Weekly - September 29, 2011

Interview w/ Pramila Jayapal about Georgia’s anti-immigration law
Joan Baptist, WRFG Radio Free Georgia 89.3 FM - September 28, 2011

I am going to Georgia to stand up for America and our children’s future
Pramila Jayapal, MomsRising.org - September 27, 2011

10/25 in Seattle: Freedom from Fear – Connecting Across Movements & Generations 50 Years Later
Freedom from Fear Award - September 20, 2011 PubliCalendar Picks: 9/11: Ten Years Later
Lummy Lin, Publicola - September 9, 2011

Message To The Community From Seattle Police Chief John Diaz
KIRO-TV  - August 30, 2011

Pena de muerte para indocumentados
Cecilia Skinner, El Observador de Utah - August 16, 2011

Elected Leaders Tune Out Hate Speech in Washington State
Equal Voices 
- August 15, 2011

Cử tri gốc Việt sẽ có tiếng nói trong đơn vị thứ 10 của TB Washington 
Northwest Vietnamese News - August 16, 2011

¿Política o… Racismo?
John Trumbo, La Raza del Noroeste - August 12, 2011

Kennewick Candidate Won't Back Down on Controversial Comments
John Trumbo, Tri-City Herald - August 12, 2011

The 2012 question: will Latinos make a difference in McKenna-Inslee race?
Erik Neumann, Crosscut -  August 5, 2011

Passing E-Verify Bill Will Likely Harm Small Business Owners
Jocelyn Chui,  Seattle Chinese Times -  July 28, 2011
Mandarin version"電子驗證" 法案弊多於利 質疑影響移民改革 

New State Law Protects Legal Immigrants' Rights
Jennifer Sullivan, Seattle Times - July 21,2011

Bellingham Fair to Offer Resources for Latino Families
Zoe Fraley, Bellingham Herald - July 21, 2011

Seattle as 'Arrival City': Notes Towards a Municipal Immigration Integration Policy
CityTank - July 6, 2011                                                            

Nationwide Crackdown on Immigration ‘Notarios’
 
Alicia Acuña, Fox News Latino - June 12, 2011                                                                                                                

Seattle-Area Muslims Concerned About Backlash From Terror Plot 
Chris Legeros, KIRO7-TV - June 24, 2011 

Seattle Muslims worry about backlash after terror arrests 
Amy Allen, Q13 FOX TV - June 24, 2011

E-verify passes in Yakima
Karma Dickerson, KNDO-TV - June 7, 2011

UW official: Latino education a growing national priority
Lornet Turnbull, Seattle Times - June 4, 2011

UW associate vice provost for faculty advancement appointed to Obama commission
Daron Anderson, The Daily - June 2, 2011 - Luis R. Fraga's Bio

Whitman senior helps Walla Walla contribute to statewide immigration refom
Alyssa Goard, The Whitman Pioneer - May 5, 2011

Vocal immigration rights supporters unite
Mike Faulk, Yakima Herald-Republic - May 1, 2011 

Bill reducing jail sentence by 1 day signed by Gregoire
Kristi Pihl, Tri-City Herald - April 24, 2011

Are Teachers Unions Blocking Education Reform in Olympia?
Publicola Think Tank - April 19, 2011

Day two of budget protests brings about 400 to Olympia
Katie Schmidt, Tacoma News Tribune - April 6, 2011

Some budget protesters spend night at the Capitol
Queenie Wong, Seattle Times - April 6, 2011

En Comunidad 
Martin Ortiz, Univision - March 31, 2011

Reunion after ICE raid
Mary Swift, Daily Record - March 21, 2011

The War on Mexicans Strikes Ellensburg
Keegan Hamilton, Seattle Weekly - March 16, 2011

State Legislatures Slow on Immigration Measures
Julia Preston, New York Times - March 13, 2011

Immigrant and Refugee communities targeted this legislative session 
Charlie McAteer, Works in Progress - March 2011

People I Love: South Asian Women Who Make Change
Rinku Sen, ColorLines - March 9, 2011

Do You Want to See My Grandchildren? Half of Them are Brown
Josh Feit, Publicola - February 4, 2011

Wash. lawmaker defends calling grandchildren 'brown'
Drew Mikkelsen, KING5 TV - February 4, 2011

Immigrants take steps to the American dream
Scott Hewitt, The Columbian - February 5, 2011

Immigrants may be affected by state budget cuts
Manuel Valdes, Associated Press - January 30, 2011

30 arrested in Ellensburg immigration raid 
Shannon Dininny, Associated Press - January 22, 2011

Ex-soldier in Lacey fights deportation to Pakistan
Adam Ashton, Tacoma News Tribune - January 13, 2011

Protect Driver's Licenses for All

New driver’s license policy quickly shows positive results
The Olympian - August 1, 2011

Medida de licencias de conducir en Washington
 Univision Portland - April 11, 2011

Immigration, license bill voted down in state Senate
Manuel Valdes, Seattle Times - March 7, 2011

Immigrants' rally in Olympia against driver's license bills
Austin Jenkins, KPLU FM - February 10, 2011

Lawmakers consider immigration, licenses issue 
Manuel Valdes, Seattle Times - February 3, 2011

Interview with Pramila Jayapal about access to Washington drivers licenses
Dori Monson Show, 97.3 KIRO FM - January 27, 2011

No Driver's Licenses for Washington's Illegal Immigrants? Bad Idea.
Keegan Hamilton, Seattle Weekly - January 27, 2011

Bills would prevent illegal immigrants from getting state licenses
Lornet Turnbull, Seattle Times - January 26, 2011                                                                                     

Ellensburg Commemoration Rally

Ellensburg rally commemorates Jan. 20 ICE raids
Barb Owens, Daily Record - February 28, 2011

ICE raids in Ellensbrug commemorated, impact on family remains
Shawn Chitnis, KNDO/KNDU TV - February 26, 2011

Immigration-Raid "Commemoration Rally" Planned Saturday in Ellensburg 
Keegan Hamilton, Seattle Weekly - February 25, 2011

Know Your Rights Forums

Forum on immigration raids tonight in Kennewick
Josh Peterson, KVEW TV - February 15, 2011 

Immigration action group hosts forum to discuss rights
KNDO/KNDU TV - February 16, 2011

Forum attendees told to know their rights
Kristi Pihl, Tri-City Herald - February 16, 2011

Immigrants Day at the Capitol - February 9

My Olympia
KCTS9 Connects - February 11, 2011

Reacción Inmigrante 
Brian Mendia, La Raza del Noroeste - February 11, 2011

Immigrants rally in Olympia against cuts
Katie Schmidt, Tacoma News Tribune - February 10, 2011

Immigrant advocates with Capitol Dome in background

Immigrants Rally In Olympia; Worried About Cuts 
Richard Thompson, KIRO7 TV - February 9, 2011

Washington legislators unfairly targeting immigrants, say advocates
Drew Mikkelsen, KING5 TV - February 9, 2011 

Washington contra los indocumentados 
Carlos Botifoll, Telemundo - February 9, 2011

 

 

 

ACLU of Washington honors three Valley women
Yakima-Herald - November 4, 2011

Seattle City Council Submits Budget Revision
Liz Jones,  KUOW-FM -  November 10, 2011 

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Carlos Botifoll, “Washington contra los indocumentados,” Telemundo, February 9, 2011, http://msnlatino.telemundo.com/informacion_y_noticias/Noticiero_Telemund...

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“My Olympia”, KCTS9 Connects, February 11, 2011, http://kcts9.org/kcts-9-connects/my-olympia-february-11-2011

Brian Mendia, “Reacción Inmigrante,” La Raza del Noroeste, February 11, 2011, http://www.nuestronoroeste.com/article/20110211/NEWS01/702119945

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