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U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants after they crossed the Rio Grande from Mexico into the United States (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Northwest Received Few Children From Border Surge

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says 50 immigrant children were released to sponsors in Oregon, 211 in Washington state, and 8 in Idaho between January 1 and July 7

CBS Seattle–07/25/2014

Demonstraters check their phones while participating in a rally. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

May Day Crowd: Grant Driving Privilege To All

Hundreds of people rallied on the steps of the Oregon Capitol on Thursday to support immigration reform, including allowing people who can’t prove they are legal residents to drive.

05/01/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (credit: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Washington Detention Center Hunger Strike On Day 5

A hunger strike at the Northwest Detention Center in Washington state that started with hundreds of participants was down to five detainees on its fifth day, and they were under medical evaluation, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said Tuesday.

CBS Seattle–03/12/2014

Handcuffs secure the back door of a US Customs and Border Protection border patrol vehicle. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Ore. Activists Join Immigration Reform Fast

About half a dozen Oregon immigrant rights activists are fasting for 24 hours to protest inaction in Congress on immigration reform.

12/03/2013

(Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Advocates Hope May Day March Focuses On Immigrants

A year after anarchists went on a rampage in downtown Seattle, organizers of Wednesdays’ May Day march hope the focus turns back to reforming the nation’s immigration laws.

CBS Seattle–04/30/2013

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