Attorney: Immigrant With Drug Conviction Should Be Allowed To Stay In US Because Of Judicial Error For Previous Deportation 15 Years AgoAn immigrant who took refuge at an Oregon church to avoid deportation should be allowed to stay in the U.S. because of a judicial error at a hearing more than a decade ago, his attorney said Monday.
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Deportation Of Minors Won't Stop During Lawsuit A federal judge in Seattle isn't stopping the deportation proceedings of eight minors suing the federal government over legal representation
University Of Washington Medical School To Accept Deferred-Action StudentsThe 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.
Portland Man Hides In Church To Avoid Deportation 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
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
Do Immigrant Minors Lack Legal Representation? A lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal court in Seattle on behalf of eight plaintiffs, all minors
Tacoma Man Deported For Human Smuggling Immigration authorities have deported a Tacoma man who facilitated the smuggling of South Korean nationals into the United States
In Depth: Organizations Train Immigrant EntrepreneursMicrobusinesses, defined as enterprises with five or fewer employees, have long been the backdrop of the economy
Wash. Counties Will No Longer Detain Immigrants Eligible For Release On Behalf Of FedsCounties 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.
WA Counties Drop Immigrant Jail HoldsTwo WA counties will no longer detain immigrants who are eligible for release on behalf of federal immigration authorities
Federal Judge's Ruling Spurs Halt On Immigration DetainersA federal judge in Oregon has found that an immigrant woman's constitutional rights were violated when she was held in jail without probable cause at the request of U.S. immigration authorities, one of several recent federal court decisions to scrutinize the practice of keeping people in jail after they're eligible for release so that they can be considered for deportation.