Stories tagged: dream act
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
Here’s your chance, Representative. If it hasn’t passed you by.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 7:53 p.m.
Washington’s governor and attorney general are threatening legal action if President Donald Trump ends a program shielding immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children from deportation.
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017
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.
Wed., Feb. 18, 2015
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 …
Fri., March 14, 2014, 11:01 a.m.
OLYMPIA — Washington faces reduced maintenance on roads and bridges as well as cuts in mass transit because the Legislature did not pass a major package this year of transportation …
Wed., Feb. 19, 2014
OLYMPIA – Students who aren’t legal residents but who grow up in Washington and graduate from its schools will be eligible for some state financial aid for college under key …
Sat., Feb. 1, 2014
OLYMPIA – A bipartisan Senate easily approved extending the state’s college need-based grants to students who graduate from Washington high schools and don’t currently qualify because they are not legal …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 31, 2014, 3:36 p.m.
OLYMPIA — The Senate approved extending financial aid to some college students who are not legal residents.
Tue., Jan. 14, 2014
OLYMPIA – The House moved quick to reiterate its support for expanding college aid to qualifying students who aren’t legal residents, passing the DREAM Act less than an hour after …
Fri., Jan. 10, 2014
Tears stained Elena Calderon’s cheeks Thursday as she stepped up to speak at Eastern Washington University during a student-organized rally in support of immigrants’ right to compete for state financial …
Fri., Aug. 19, 2011
The Obama administration said it will review the cases of 300,000 illegal immigrants currently in deportation proceedings to identify “low-priority” offenders – including the elderly, crime victims and people who …