OneAmerica http://www.kplu.org en Statewide bus tour demands immigration reform http://www.kplu.org/post/statewide-bus-tour-demands-immigration-reform <p>Imagine living your life in a legal limbo, with fear of deportation looming and constant uncertainty about your future.</p><p>That’s the reality for many immigrants in Washington State. Several dozen of them are boarding a bus that will criss-cross the state this week to tell their stories and demand comprehensive immigration reform.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 13:01:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 7888 at http://www.kplu.org Statewide bus tour demands immigration reform Immigrants' rally in Olympia against driver's license bills http://www.kplu.org/post/immigrants-rally-olympia-against-drivers-license-bills <p><span class="Apple-style-span" style="line-height: 18px; font-size: 12px; ">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-951419.mp3</span></p><p><span class="Apple-style-span" style="line-height: 18px; font-size: 12px; ">Immigrant rights groups are pushing back against efforts to deny driver's licenses to illegal immigrants in Washington. They rallied at the Capitol Wednesday in opposition to several legislative proposals.&nbsp;</span></p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.5em; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; font-weight: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-size: 12px; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; ">In the Capitol Rotunda, the chant was:</p><blockquote><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.5em; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; font-weight: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-size: 12px; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; ">Safety first, driver's licenses for all.</p></blockquote><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.5em; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; font-weight: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-size: 12px; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; ">Members of the group OneAmerica voiced opposition to the half-dozen proposals in the Washington legislature to require proof – or at least evidence of – lawful presence in the United States <a href="http://www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/">in order to get</a> a driver's license.</p><p> Thu, 10 Feb 2011 08:45:29 +0000 Austin Jenkins 759 at http://www.kplu.org Immigrants' rally in Olympia against driver's license bills