Gov. Jay Inslee is scheduled on Wednesday to sign into law a measure that expands state college financial aid to students in the country without legal status.
A Washington state lawmaker said Sunday he was just engaging in some sports trash talk when he called the state of Arizona a “racist wasteland.”
A key Washington state lawmaker wrote in a Friday editorial that state funds are too scarce to extend need-based college aid to illegal immigrants, dimming the prospects of the measure supporters call the Washington Dream Act.
The Washington House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a measure making young illegal immigrants eligible for state college financial aid.
With the federal government giving young illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children a chance to stay in the country, advocates in Washington state are relaunching efforts to open state financial aid to college students who don’t have documents.