Immigration reform advocates in Washington state today are holding a voter registration drive, and using the opportunity to remind House leaders like Speaker Boehner and Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (their own member of Congress) that there is a demographic and electoral imperative for them to pass immigration reform. Immigration reform supporters with OneAmerica, SEIU, and MECHA/Eastern Washington… Continue »

When more than 100 women were arrested in an act of civil disobedience on Capitol Hill last fall, they powerfully demonstrated that immigration reform is a women’s issue, one that deeply affects mothers, fathers, families, and children. That’s why the Alliance for Citizenship, with the Center for Community Change and others gathered early this morning… Continue »

After President Obama gives his State of the Union address tonight, the official GOP response will come from Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), the Chairman of the House Republican Conference and a member of the House leadership.  In October 2013, McMorris Rodgers said that immigration reform was a priority for her — a priority that has… Continue »

This has not been a good week for Republican leaders in the House. Earlier today, 12 immigration advocates were arrested in a peaceful act of civil disobedience in front of the Spokane office of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference. Just hours earlier, young advocates interrupted Speaker Boehner’s breakfast at a DC diner calling… Continue »