Media Coverage 2014

Secure Communities

Gina Lazara, “More undocumented immigrants being shipped out,” KEPR TV, February 24, 2014

Dream Act

State Senate Introduces New Version of Dream Act,” CBS, January 31, 2014

David Hyde and Christine Streich, “A Washington Dreamer on the State’s REAL Hope Act,” KUOW, January 31, 2014

Jolt: Republicans and Tom Sponsor DREAM Act in Senate,” Seattle Met, January 30, 2014

Joel Connelly, “State Senate breaches blockade of Washington Dream Act,” Seattle Post-Intelligencer, January 30, 2014

Manuel Valdes, “Stalled immigrant bill could impact WA elections,” AP, January 19, 2014

Stalled immigrant bill could impact WA elections,” KOMO NEWS, January 19, 2014
Stalled immigrant bill could impact WA elections,” KIRO 7, January 19, 2014
Stalled immigrant bill could impact WA elections,” Houston Chronicle, January 19, 2014
Stalled immigrant-rights bill could sway some elections,” Seattle Times, January 20, 2014
Stalled immigrant bill could impact state elections,” HeraldNet, January 19, 2014

Story of a Dreamer: Moses Chege,” Washington House Democrats, January 17, 2014

Ross Reynolds and Christine Streich, “House Passes Washington DREAM Act, but Will the Senate Take It up?KUOW.ORG, January 14, 2014

Washington State House Passes DREAM Act,” Equal Voice, January 14, 2014

House passes state DREAM Act on Day 1,” The Stand, January 14, 2014

Joel Connelly, “House passes Dream Act, fate up to Senate,” Seattle Post-Intelligencer, January 13, 2014

 “No excuses on the Dream Act,” HeraldNet, January 14, 2014

Rachel Alexander, “Dream Act bill breezes through state House,” Union-Bulletin, January 14, 2014

Brian M. Rosenthal, “Dream Act passes House in rare first-day vote; Senate action unlikely,” Seattle Times, January 13, 2014

Jim Camden, “WA Lege Day 1: House passes DREAM Act,” The Spokesman Review, January 13, 2014

Jim Camden, “Dream Act clears Washington House on first day; Senate fate uncertain,” The Spokesman Review, January 14, 2014

Jerry Cornfield, “Legislature starts with contentious vote on Dream Act,” HeraldNet, January 13, 2014

State Legislative Session Opens,” Q13 FOX News, January 13, 2014

“City Inside/Out: Dream Act,” (video) Seattle Channel, February 28, 2014

Manuel Valdes, “Gov. Inslee signs immigrant financial aid bill,” The Olympian, February 26, 2014

Gov. Inslee signs immigrant financial aid bill,” The News Tribune, February 26, 2014
Inslee signs immigrant financial aid bill,” HeraldNet, February 26, 2014
"Inslee signs bill expanding college aid to students without legal status,” NW Asian Weekly, March 8, 2014

Joel Connelly, “Inslee signs DREAM Act: The Legislature’s lone big accomplishment,” Seattle Post-Intelligencer, February 26, 2014

Venice Buhain, “Dream Act becomes law in Washington, as REAL Hope Act,” The Capitol Record, February 26, 2014

Jonathan Kaminsky, “Washington state law to aid undocumented immigrant students,” Chicago Tribune, February 26, 2014

Elena Hernandez, “Governor Inslee to Sign Dream Act Today,” Budget & Policy Center, February 26, 2014

Christine Pratt, “Local advocates applaud state ‘Dream Act’,” Wenatchee World, February 20, 2014

Austin Jenkins, “Washington Legislature Sends ‘Real Hope’ Act To Governor,” NW News Network, February 19, 2014

Rachel La Corte, “State Legislature approves immigrant financial aid bill,” KOMO News, February 18, 2014

Washington State Legislature approves ‘Dream Act’,” King 5, February 18, 2014

Rachel La Corte, "Dozens of New State Laws Take Effect in State," Wenatchee World, June 11, 2014 

Washington Voting Rights Act

Michelle McNiel, "Lawmakers Consider Election Reform to Address Minority Representation Challenges," Wenatchee World, March 28, 2014


Emily Heffter, “Low-income and disable riders say their transit fare should be lower,” Seattle Times, February 18, 2014

Mike O’Brien and Rich Stolz, “Looking out for immigrant drivers in new taxi, Uber, Lyft laws,” Seattle Times, February 13, 2014 

Minimum Wage

Morning Fizz, "Mayor Murray to Announce Minumum Wage Deal with Supermajority of Committee," The Seattle Met, May 1, 2014

Erica C. Barnett, "With Labor and Business Support, Murray Announces Minimum Wage Plan," The Seattle Met, May 1, 2014

Afternoon Jolt, "Wednesday Jolt: Sawant More Credible Than Times on Minimum Wage Issue," The Seattle Met, May 14, 2014

Immigration Reform

Lauren Dake, "Call for Immigration Reform," The Columbian, August 28, 2014

Sarah Stuteville, "Looking at the Plight and Rise of Undocumented Immigrants," The Seattle Times, October 23, 2014

Ellis E. Conklin, “Immigration Rally in Seattle: ‘We Dream of a Life Without Fear’,“ Seattle Weekly News, November 20, 2014

Lauren Dake, “Immigration Rally Planned for Thursday in Vancouver,” The Columbian, November 19, 2014

Essex Porter, “Joy, Disappointment With Obama Executive Order,” Kirotv, November 20, 2014

Lauren Dake, "Vancouver Rally Supports Obama's Immigration Action," The Columbian, November 20, 2014

Liz Jones, “Seattle Immigrants: We’re Not ‘In the Shadows’,” KUOW, November 20, 2014

Manuel Valdes, “Study: Obama’s Actions Could Affect 105,000 in Washington,” KOMO News, November 20, 2015


Joel Connelly, "Immigrant Rights Backers Rally to Obama Order in Seattle," Seattle Post-IntelligencerNovember 20, 2014

Kathleen Jacob, "Citizenship Day" KEPR-TV, October 18, 2014

Kristin M. Kraemer, "Group holds Citizenship Day in Pasco to help Green Card holders", Tri-City Herald, October 18, 2014


Seattle Times Staff, "Editorial: The Times recommends Pramila Jayapal for the 37th District State Senate Seat," The Seattle Times, July 10, 2014

Erica C. Barnett, "Murray Names New Immigrant and Refugee Office Director," The Seattle Met, July 15, 2014

Joseph O'Sullivan, "6 Candidates Vie for Senate Seat in Southeast Seattle, Renton," The Seattle Times, July 27, 2014

Morning Fizz, "The 'Present Political Reality is Colored by an Official History of Discrimination,'" The Seattle Met, August 25, 2014


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