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 " target="_blank" style="border-style: initial; border-color: initial; ">Community Change Champion Awards - Pramila Jayapal

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, - 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 

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

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

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

Carlos Botifoll, “Washington contra los indocumentados,” Telemundo, February 9, 2011,

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

“My Olympia”, KCTS9 Connects, February 11, 2011,

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

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