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UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017

AP sources: Trump expected to end ‘Dreamers’ program

President Donald Trump is expected to announce that he will end protections for young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children – but with a six-month delay.


CEO Tim Cook says he stands by Apple’s 250 DACA-status employees

Apple chief executive Tim Cook tweeted Sunday morning that he stands by the 250 Apple employees who have DACA status.


Don’t dash hopes, contributions of Dreamers

The prospect of President Donald Trump ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program spotlights one of the more maddening examples of a self-inflicted wound in the name of politics. …


Dozens march in Vancouver for DACA

Immigrant rights activists and supporters gathered in Esther Short Park on Wednesday afternoon to rally against worries the White House will scrub a program that protects hundreds of thousands of …


Editorial: America degraded by immigration politics

A decade ago, bipartisan momentum was building. But our leaders caved to cries of “amnesty” and “sanctuary,” and America has become degraded by the ugly consequences.


Marena Guzman: Immigration bills would allow me to fulfill dream

With DACA, I have found prosperity and hopefully a bright future in Washington state. I am here to earn a place in America through hard work and respect.


UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter joins call to end DACA program for ‘Dreamers’

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter is the only governor who’s joined 10 state attorneys general – including Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden – in signing a letter urging the Trump Administration …


Goodman: Immigrant movement builds toward May Day

The immigrants-rights movement, organized by some of the most vulnerable people in our society, is hitting the streets in force on Monday.


UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017

For Trump, familiar judge gets case of deported Mexican

A case involving a man who was deported to Mexico despite having permission to be in the U.S. under a program that shields young immigrants has landed in the courtroom …


UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017

Mexican man freed after arrest despite protected status

A Mexican man who has spent more than six weeks in immigration detention despite his participation in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017

Fliers at WSU targeting ‘illegal aliens’ appear to be from white supremacist group

Fliers urging people to report “illegal aliens” to immigration authorities were found on the Washington State University campus Tuesday and appear to be the work of a white supremacist group.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017

Trump immigration ban brings fear to those with pending applications for residency

The expected ban on people from several counties from entering the United States for a period of time is causing uncertainty and fear among people who have pending immigration applications …


Greg Sargent: Ryan holds out hope for immigrants

Paul Ryan appears to grasp that the core dilemma here is that most undocumented immigrants are more than mere lawbreakers – that stepping up deportations would break up families of …


Protect students from immigration politics

Dreamers are not the criminals Trump says he wants to corral. Rescinding their status would only make America mean again.


EWU unity rally underscores precarious position of undocumented students

Eastern Washington University has about 200 undocumented students; some gathered on Tuesday at a unity rally to talk about their trepidation over their futures.


Latinos in Yakima concerned about Trump’s words, but say they remain hopeful

Outside Fiesta Foods, a supermarket specializing in Mexican groceries, customers were taking a wait-and-see approach Sunday over president-elect Donald Trump’s stance on mass deportations.


First-generation Latino students making college a family affair

The evening after her parents dropped Maria Alvizar off at Eastern Washington University for her freshman year, she called her mother on the phone and sobbed: “You left me here! …