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Wash. Counties Will No Longer Detain Immigrants Eligible For Release On Behalf Of Feds

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.

05/01/2014

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WA Counties Drop Immigrant Jail Holds

Two WA counties will no longer detain immigrants who are eligible for release on behalf of federal immigration authorities

CBS Seattle–04/30/2014

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Lawsuit: Feds Retaliating Against Hunger Strikers

Two legal groups are suing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying it is retaliating against immigrant hunger strikers at a Washington detention center by placing them in solitary confinement — something the agency denies.

CBS Seattle–04/03/2014

A Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) badge on a uniform.  (credit:  Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Immigration Detainees Continue Hunger Strike

The Northwest Detention Center locked down areas holding violent offenders as a precaution amid a hunger strike by detainees protesting their treatment and calling for an end to deportations.

03/09/2014

Wai Chiu "Tony" Ng was convicted of robbery and assault for his role in the 1983 Wah Meh Massacre. (Getty Images)

Tony Ng Paroled 30 Years After Seattle Massacre

Wai Chiu “Tony” Ng, one of three men convicted in the 1983 massacre of 13 people at a Seattle gambling club, is being paroled after 30 years in prison. He was convicted of robbery and assault for his role in the shooting at the Wah Mee club.

10/25/2013

A Seattle man is being charged with impersonating an immigration officer for years. (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Fake Immigration Officer Demanded Sex And Money

Authorities say they believe a man spent years posing as an immigration officer in the Seattle-Tacoma area and used threats to coerce undocumented immigrants into doing what he wanted.

CBS Seattle–08/21/2012

Handcuffs seen on the hands of a gang member. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/GettyImages)

25 Arrested In Tri-City Area Gang Operation

The Kennewick police department says that 25 people were arrested this week as part of an operation targeting gangs.

05/06/2012

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