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Monday, April 14, 2008

Oregon Immigrant Rights Advocate Featured

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Today, the Salem Statesman Journal did a story about our very own Aeryca Steinbauer. Get the full story here.

Advocate: Immigrants, legal or not, help the U.S.
Aeryca Steinbauer is the youngest person to lead the statewide CAUSA group

Statesman Journal
April 14, 2008

WOODBURN — When she's not busy defending and advancing immigrant rights at the local or state level, Aeryca Steinbauer can be found at the nation's capital, giving an earful to politicians about how immigrants, even illegal ones, make the country stronger.

At 25, Steinbauer is the youngest person to lead the Woodburn-based CAUSA, a statewide immigrant-rights advocacy group that also represents farmworkers, women, Latino youth, social-service providers, indigenous people, rural residents, and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people.

When speaking with her, one gets the impression there isn't much middle ground when it comes to her opinion of immigrants — legal or otherwise — saying all immigrants who want to work should be welcomed with full labor rights. ...continue


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