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Pramila Jayapal
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Pramila Jayapal is a Distinguished Taconic Fellow at the Center for Community Change, a Distinguished Fellow at the University of Washington Law School and an award-winning immigrant rights advocate. She is the founder of OneAmerica, Washington state's largest immigrant rights organization, where she served as Executive Director for eleven years until May 2012, working on civil rights issues post-9/11, on federal immigration reform and on state campaigns to protect drivers licenses and in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants. Pramila was born in India and came to the United States at the age of 16 by herself. She has also worked on women's reproductive rights internationally, and is the author of a book and many articles.

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Have We Lost Our Humanity?

(2) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 1:13 PM

This past weekend, anti-immigration actions swept the country; on Tuesday, Texas Governor Rick Perry sounded the call for the immediate deployment of 1,000 national guardsmen to the U.S. border; and our leaders are currently considering gutting a bill that allowed for the humane treatment...

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