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A federal judge in Seattle isn’t stopping the deportation proceedings of eight minors suing the federal government over legal representation
The change in admissions policy was announced last week, opening the door to the most prominent medical school in the northwest to the immigrants under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
It’s the first time in recent history that an Oregon church has taken in an immigrant. Churches nationwide have offered refuge to immigrants lacking legal status, because immigration officials don’t arrest people inside churches
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
A lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal court in Seattle on behalf of eight plaintiffs, all minors
Immigration authorities have deported a Tacoma man who facilitated the smuggling of South Korean nationals into the United States
Microbusinesses, defined as enterprises with five or fewer employees, have long been the backdrop of the economy
Counties in Washington state have joined a growing number of local jurisdictions in Colorado and Oregon that will no longer detain immigrants who are eligible for release on behalf of federal immigration authorities.
Two WA counties will no longer detain immigrants who are eligible for release on behalf of federal immigration authorities