Group Sues to Continue Helping Immigrants With Paperwork
SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has ordered a Seattle-based immigrant rights group to halt a large part of the work it does to advise immigrants of their legal rights and help them fill out paperwork.
The nonprofit Northwest Immigrant Rights Project sued the Justice Department Monday in fe…
US Judge Refuses to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Asylum Claims
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle has refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought on behalf of tens of thousands of immigrants around the United States who may not have been told that they had a one-year deadline to apply for asylum.
The case concerns immigrants who either were found to have a…
Fire Commissioners Apologize After Racial Remarks
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Two members of the Snohomish County Fire District Board of Commissioners who made racially insensitive comments about Mexican laborers avoided disciplinary action by voting against the idea.
Commissioners Bob Meador and David Chan on Friday each voted no, resulting in a 2-…
Trump Suffers New Defeat on Revised Travel Ban
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal judge in Greenbelt, Maryland, has blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban targeting six predominantly Muslim countries.
Judge Theodore Chuang ruled Thursday in a case brought near the nation's capital by the ACLU and other groups representin…
Oregon Cites Harmful Effects of Travel Ban; Goes to Court
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Emphasizing ways in which Oregon is reliant on immigrants, the state has told a federal court it wants to join Washington state's lawsuit against President Donald Trump's immigration ban.
State Treasurer Tobias Read said much of Oregon's $92 billion investment portfolio, more than …

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