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India-born Pramila Jayapal, a fighting progressive, wins Washington State primary

As a Washington state senator, Jayapal championed protections for immigrants and minorities and voting rights for all, and for a raise in the state minimum wage.

Rights coalition calls for end to immigrant arrest program

More than 500 immigrants’ rights and social justice organizations have sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking that he stop a controversial program whereby state and local police are allowed to participate in immigration enforcement policies.