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UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018

U.S. again seeks to cancel immigrant’s deportation protection

Immigration officials forced by a court order to reinstate a Mexican man’s participation in a program designed to protect those brought to the United States illegally as children are again …

DACA deadline for U.S. immigrants arrives with less urgency

SAN DIEGO – A program that temporarily shields hundreds of thousands of young people from deportation was scheduled to end Monday but court orders have forced the Trump administration to …

Appeals court takes early look at lawsuits in DACA cases

NEW YORK – A federal appeals court in New York agreed Friday to take an early look at some legal issues surrounding President Donald Trump’s decision to end a program …

At Gonzaga, Washington AG Ferguson lays out case for DACA defense

For the second time this year, Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson spoke at Gonzaga University about a lawsuit his office has filed against the Trump administration.

How big business is trying to convince Congress to save the ‘dreamers’ from Trump

Business leaders across industries, from tech to agriculture, are turning their attention to Congress to protect nearly 800,000 undocumented workers from deportation as President Donald Trump is expected on Tuesday …

End of DACA program leaves some worried about their future

With the White House’s announcement Tuesday that they would end the DACA program over the next six months, young Spokane residents who have benefited from it face uncertainty.

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. …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017

Deported Mexican man seeks help from judge targeted by Trump

Lawyers for a Mexican man who was shielded from being deported will try to persuade a judge who has been a target of President Donald Trump’s scorn that the administration …

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., 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: Tue., Feb. 14, 2017

U.S. arrests Mexican immigrant ‘dreamer’ in Seattle

A man who was brought to the U.S. illegally as a child but was protected from deportation by the Obama administration has been taken into custody in the Seattle area …

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.

Whitworth joins other local colleges urging Trump to keep immigration program for students

Whitworth University President Beck Taylor joined other colleges urging President-elect Donald Trump not to eliminate a federal program that protects undocumented immigrants.

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.

McMorris Rodgers: Obama’s immigration actions defy his presidential power

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Tuesday called a Texas federal judge’s ruling halting President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration further proof a legislative fix is needed for the country’s …