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April 4, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Immigrant hunger strikers released from solitary

The Associated Press SEATTLE — Lawyers who sued the federal government on behalf of about 20 immigrant hunger strikers at a Washington state detention facility say their clients have been released from solitary confinement. The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington and Columbia Legal Services sued on behalf of the men, and say they were returned to…


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June 8, 2012 at 5:28 PM

New director named for OneAmerica

Rich Stolz, who has worked for a Washington, D.C. – based organization advocating for low-income and minority communities, has been selected as executive director of OneAmerica, Washington state’s largest immigrant and refugee rights organization. Stolz, who begins work Aug. 20, replaces Pramila Jayapal as head of the organization, formerly Hate Free Zone, founded after 9/11. OneAmerica Board…


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