Immigration

Seattle Sues Trump Administration Over Order to Defund Sanctuary Cities

The suit could set a precedent for the POTUS’s authority to deport people.

DREAMER Ramirez to Be Released From ICE Detention

The undocumented immigrant was brought here as a child, and arrested by feds last month.

Sessions Rattles Saber Against Sanctuary Cities

Local leaders were quick to growl back.

Seattle Teachers to Vote On Possible May Day Strike

Councilmembers Sawant and O’Brien have voiced their support for the labor action.

King County Makes ICE’s Hall of Shame — And Is Not Ashamed

DHS released a list of places that won’t cooperate with ICE requests. King County couldn’t be prouder.

Meet the Despised and Emboldened College Republicans of UW

Once teetering on the edge of oblivion, the political club is now bigger than ever and in the spotlight. But who are they?

On the Cold Front Lines of ICE Resistance

Paying witness to immigrant detention in Tacoma.

AG Ferguson Continues Lawsuit Over President Trump’s Revised Travel Ban

Despite some changes, this is still “a Muslim ban,” Ferguson said.

AG Ferguson Still Has Concerns Over Revised Travel Ban

There have been significant changes. But the Washington-led legal battle may not be over.

As New Travel Ban Is Issued, Seattle Muslim Rights Group Stands Ready

Whether it’s helping detained Muslims or teaching people about Islam, CAIR-WA is at the forefront of resisting Trump.

Sikh Community Reeling After Friday Night Shooting in Kent

Here’s what we know about the allegedly anti-immigrant crime.

Former Mexican Consul: Citizenship Is a Powerful (and Realistic) Shield For Many Immigrants in U.S.

A symposium in Kirkland last week discussed immigration in the age of Trump.

Inslee Says No State Law Enforcement Can Join In on Trump’s Immigrant Roundup

The executive order comes two days after the Trump administration moved forward with more aggressive enforcement plans.

A Week After Dreamer’s Arrest, Local Latinos Are Fearful For What’s to Come

And local politicians are divided on what a “sanctuary city” really is.

Judge Kicks Can on Whether Feds Can Jail and Deport DACA Recipient

A federal magistrate judge today declined to release Danield Ramirez from ICE custody.

Judge Considers Jailed Immigrant’s Plea for a Day in Court

Daniel Ramirez’s petition for habeas corpus may set a precedent for Trump’s deportations.

This Week in Congress: Dreamers, Muslims, and ‘Holy Crap’

How Western Washington lawmakers are reacting to Trump.