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Afghan Family Detained in Los Angeles are Asking for Release
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorneys have filed a petition that seeks the release of an Afghan family of five detained by immigration officials when they arrived at Los Angeles International Airport.
Lawyers say the mother and father and their three children landed at LAX on Thursday for a connecting f…
Inslee Says Trump Immigration Plan ‘Mean Spirited’
OLYMPIA (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he has signed an executive order to ensure that state workers don't help carry out President Donald Trump's "mean spirited" immigration policies.
Trump has said he wants to expand the number of deportations of people in …
Oregon AG Girding to Protect Abortion Rights
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's attorney general says she has staffers strategizing how to fight back if the federal government tries to withhold funds to force compliance with conservative policies, like on abortion.
Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum told The Associated Press this week that if…
Seattle Judge Derided by Trump Known for Conservative Views
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle judge derided by President Donald Trump on Twitter after blocking Trump's executive order on immigration is known for his conservative legal views, for a record of helping disadvantaged children that includes fostering six of them, and for dramatically declaring…
Seattle U. Student Leader Lacking Legal Status Resigns
SEATTLE (AP) — The president of Seattle University's student government, who was brought into the U.S. illegally as a child, is stepping down from his role in the aftermath of the U.S. presidential election.
Seattle University senior Carlos Rodriguez says President Donald Trump's inau…
Washington Democrats Decry Immigration Order
OLYMPIA (AP) — Democratic members of the Washington state Legislature have sent a letter to President Donald Trump decrying his recent executive order on immigration.
The letter, signed by all 74 Democrats in the state House and Senate, was sent Tuesday...

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