By E.J. Tamara The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — About 2,000 supporters of immigration reform marched through Hollywood on Oct. 5 as part of rallies nationwide to push for congressional action, while California’s governor signed a series of bills on the topic, saying he was not going to wait on Washington.
By Wen Liu contextChina Washington state exports to China have grown faster than the rest of the country, totaling
Daisy Fallahzadeh, Tacoma resident and senior at Todd Beamer High School, will travel to Washington D.C. to talk to Congress about the importance of preventing teen pregnancy. She met with Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) on April 18 to encourage support of prevention funding and the National Day to Prevent Teen […]
The Stand Up in Seattle for Immigration Reform rally was hosted by the Washington Immigration Reform Coalition (WIRC) for America on April 10. Attendees with smart phones texted JUSTICE to 69866 so they could receive action alerts on immigration reform via text messages. In turn, the community will help generate thousands of calls to President Obama and members of Congress in support of immigration reform.
“The U.S. immigration system is broken,” said President Barack Obama in a video message. Families are being torn apart and employers are using the system to exploit workers. The president promised a comprehensive bill to fix the system, in addition tomaking immigration reform a top priority.
Delegates pose for photos in a photo exhibition celebrating the 30th anniversary of the establishment of U.S.–China diplomatic relations, in Macao, south China, on Sept. 22.
“I’m guessing that by the end of the year that the U.S.- China relationship is going to be sailing higher and will be more positive as a relationship than at any other time in the 30 years of our formal diplomatic relationship,” Jon Huntsman said. Huntsman is the new U.S. ambassador to China. “That’s just my hunch.”