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Washingtonians weigh in on Biden’s immigration agenda

By February 2, 2021February 13th, 2021News


Days after President Joe Biden’s inauguration, immigration advocates in Washington state rejoiced at his announcement that he would honor his campaign promise and issue a 100-day moratorium on deportations, while increasing the urgency around immigration reform.

“We are in a situation where there’s unprecedented levels of support for immigration and the immigrant-rights movement. It’s been bigger than ever,” said Kamau Chege, director of the Washington Community Alliance. “In part because, you know, folks like me and my friends have taken a lot of risks sharing our stories … and doing the work it takes to change hearts and minds.”

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