Seattle joins People’s Climate March in call for global action
by Sharayah Lane
More than 1000 people gathered in Seattle on Wednesday for the People's Climate March.
Oct 15, 2015
New Americans citizenship campaign branches out to Seattle
by Venice Buhain
The New Americans Campaign, which promotes naturalization, announced a Seattle partnership with One America and the Asian Counseling and Referral Service.
Jul 2, 2015
Closing the “opportunity gap” for South King County immigrant students
by Sarah Stuteville
Many new immigrant and refugee families say they are being left behind — especially when it comes to education.
Jun 19, 2015
Pramila Jayapal racking up endorsements for State Senate run
by Reagan Jackson
Just months after Democrat Adam Kline announced his plans to leave the State Senate, Pramila Jayapal has emerged as the candidate to beat in an already crowded race for the 37th District seat. Jayapal — longtime resident of the Southend district — is most widely known as the founder and former executive director of OneAmerica, the […]
Apr 23, 2014
New citizens celebrate Flag Day as Obama promises to end youth deportation
by Sara McCaslin
Refugee and immigrant community organizers gathered in the country’s most diverse neighborhood, on Wednesday to redefine how Seattleites celebrate Flag Day. Immigrant rights organization OneAmerica put together the event in a Columbia City park to provide citizenship information, voter registration and other resources to new immigrants and refugees. Organizers said they hoped to revive the marginal holiday, which […]
Jun 15, 2012
Is Washington the next Arizona? Report cites Canadian border abuses
by Sarah Stuteville
Blaine, just south of Washington’s US-Canada border, evokes images of pastoral farmland back-dropped by mountains, Boundary Bay views and the idyllically named Peace Arch Park. The worst case scenario for most Seattleites headed to the area is a traffic jam on the way to Canada. But a newly released report, published by the immigrant advocacy […]
Apr 18, 2012