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Inspiration & Impact in Olympia: Lobby Day!

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by Bobby Kirl On January 20th, I and members from the 6th Legislative District participated, alongside PJALS and Washington CAN members from many Eastern Washington Legislative Districts, in an exciting and highly effective lobby day in Olympia. Our PJALS delegation of 16 people was our largest to date! The atmosphere and mood of the delegation […]

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“Move, Cathy–Get Out of the Way!”

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PJALS members join OneAmerica for Immigration Reform Action Nov 13 Momentum for commonsense immigration reform is growing. But Speaker John Boehner has yet to schedule a vote. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers continues to stand behind him. And 1,100 people are deported each day. We spoke out to call on GOP leadership to vote on a […]

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For EWU graduate, immigration reform worth risking arrest

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Originally published by The Spokesman-Review (http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2013/sep/22/for-ewu-graduate-immigration-reform-worth-risking/) about a former PJALS intern by Kip Hill Lucia Vazquez’s tears didn’t begin flowing until she and more than 100 other women seated themselves in the road near the steps of the U.S. House of Representatives. “I was crying because I just saw how many women were risking going […]

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August Claims

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The whole history of the progress of human liberty shows that all concessions yet made to her august claims have been born of earnest struggle. … If there is no struggle there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, … want crops without plowing up the ground. They want […]

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12 hours for everyday suffering

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by Lucia Vazquez To bring attention to the suffering and struggles of undocumented Americans, I participated in a 12-hour fast along with 10 other folks from Spokane and Walla Walla on July 3rd in front of Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ office. At first I was very optimistic of being able to do the full 12 […]

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Marching for Immigration Reform

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By Lucy Vazquez, PJALS intern The streets of Downtown Spokane echoed with a powerful “Sí Se Puede” (yes we can) on May 1st as approximately 150 Mechistas, PJALS folks, students, and other community members marched on the streets in support of a just and humane Comprehensive Immigration Reform that will create a pathway to citizenship […]

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Immigration Reform Now

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