Immigration

M. Lorena González and other Seattle officials at a press conference responding to Trump earlier this year. Courtesy González’s office

Seattle to Earmark $1 Million for Immigrant Legal Defense Fund

The City Council is making good on its January resolution, with the mayor in tow.

M. Lorena González and other Seattle officials at a press conference responding to Trump earlier this year. Courtesy González’s office
City leaders announce the lawsuit against Trump administration. Left to right: González, Murray, Juarez, Holmes. Photo by Casey Jaywork.

Seattle Sues Trump Administration Over Order to Defund Sanctuary Cities

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

City leaders announce the lawsuit against Trump administration. Left to right: González, Murray, Juarez, Holmes. Photo by Casey Jaywork.

DREAMER Ramirez to Be Released From ICE Detention

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

Jeff Sessions. Photo by Gage Skidmore/Wikipedia

Sessions Rattles Saber Against Sanctuary Cities

Local leaders were quick to growl back.

Jeff Sessions. Photo by Gage Skidmore/Wikipedia
Seattle Teachers to Vote On Possible May Day Strike

Seattle Teachers to Vote On Possible May Day Strike

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

Seattle Teachers to Vote On Possible May Day Strike
An ICE raid on February 7, 2017 in Los Angeles. (Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP)

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.

An ICE raid on February 7, 2017 in Los Angeles. (Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP)
Meet the Despised and Emboldened College Republicans of UW

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?

Meet the Despised and Emboldened College Republicans of UW
2017 People’s Tribunal, organized by NWDC Resistance. Photo by Sara Bernard.

On the Cold Front Lines of ICE Resistance

Paying witness to immigrant detention in Tacoma.

2017 People’s Tribunal, organized by NWDC Resistance. Photo by Sara Bernard.
Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks about President Trump’s new executive order at a news conference Monday, March 6, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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

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

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks about President Trump’s new executive order at a news conference Monday, March 6, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Ferguson speaks at a news conference on February 9 in Seattle about a federal appeals court’s refusal to reinstate the original travel ban. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

AG Ferguson Still Has Concerns Over Revised Travel Ban

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

Ferguson speaks at a news conference on February 9 in Seattle about a federal appeals court’s refusal to reinstate the original travel ban. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Jasmin Samy, Civil Rights Manager with CAIR-WA. Photo by Alex Garland

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.

Jasmin Samy, Civil Rights Manager with CAIR-WA. Photo by Alex Garland

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.

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks to a gathering at the Abu-Bakr Islamic Center of Washington in Tukwila on Friday. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

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.

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks to a gathering at the Abu-Bakr Islamic Center of Washington in Tukwila on Friday. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter
(Daniel Ramirez Medina/Public Counsel via AP)

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.

(Daniel Ramirez Medina/Public Counsel via AP)
Judge Kicks Can on Whether Feds Can Jail and Deport DACA Recipient

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 Kicks Can on Whether Feds Can Jail and Deport DACA Recipient
Judge Considers Jailed Immigrant’s Plea for a Day in Court

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.

Judge Considers Jailed Immigrant’s Plea for a Day in Court
‘No One Is Above the Law’: Federal Judge in Seattle Puts Trump’s Immigration Order On Ice
‘No One Is Above the Law’: Federal Judge in Seattle Puts Trump’s Immigration Order On Ice
This Week in Congress: Dreamers, Muslims, and ‘Holy Crap’

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

How Western Washington lawmakers are reacting to Trump.

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