June 15, 2010
A proposed ballot initiative that would change the way employers hire immigrant labor in
Washington State appears to be gaining momentum. Many of the volunteers gathering signatures for the proposed
ballot measure are themselves foreign born residents. Lorie Graff married her American husband at a ceremony in
Washington, D.C., in the late 1950s, before returning to Canada to apply for a green card so she could live in the
U.S. legally. She talked about the measure with Wenatchee Bureau Chief Steve Hair . .