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Group Sues to Continue Helping Immigrants With Paperwork
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 federal court in Seattle, saying the order would force thousands of people to go without legal help i
Mayor: ‘Sanctuary city’ Ruling Another Trump Agenda Rebuke
Mayor: ‘Sanctuary city’ Ruling Another Trump Agenda Rebuke
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's mayor is calling a judge's action to block any attempt by President Donald Trump's administration to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities" yet another rebuke of Trump's misguided agenda. A federal judge on Tuesday issued the preliminary injunction in two lawsuits — one brought by the city of San Francisco, the other by Santa Clara County — against an executive
Seattle Mayor, Council Seek to Create Immigrant Legal Fund
Seattle Mayor, Council Seek to Create Immigrant Legal Fund
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's mayor and two council members plan to create a $1 million legal defense fund to help immigrants and refugees. Mayor Ed Murray and council members Lorena González and Tim Burgess said Thursday that the fund would support Seattle residents and workers with limited financial resources who are facing civil proceedings in immigration court...
US Judge Refuses to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Asylum Claims
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 credible fear of persecution if returned to their home country or expressed such a fear...

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