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UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 5:54 p.m.

D.C. court blocks – for now – immigrant teen’s access to abortion

A Washington appeals court is blocking for now an abortion sought by a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant being held in a Texas facility, ruling Friday that the government should be given …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 5:23 p.m.

Court to review ruling allowing abortion for immigrant teen

An appeals court on Thursday temporarily stayed a judge’s ruling that would have allowed a pregnant 17-year-old being held in a Texas facility for unaccompanied immigrant children to obtain an …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 4:24 p.m.

Judge orders government to allow abortion for immigrant

A judge has ordered the federal government to allow a pregnant 17-year old immigrant who entered the country illegally to undergo an abortion.


Judge presses government on abortion access for immigrant

A federal judge said Wednesday she doesn’t understand why federal officials don’t “step aside” and allow a pregnant 17-year-old being held in a Texas facility for unaccompanied immigrant children to …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 4:38 p.m.

Teen detained after crossing border fights to have abortion

Advocates for a pregnant 17-year-old girl held in a Texas facility for immigrant children who have crossed the border alone are asking a federal judge to allow her to get …


UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017, 9:55 p.m.

4 ordered to trial in beating death of Somali cab driver

Four men have been ordered to stand trial in Pennsylvania in the death of a Somali immigrant cab driver in Pittsburgh.


UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 9:55 p.m.

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: Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 10:39 p.m.

Syrian man leads Pledge of Allegiance at citizenship event

Rohi Atassi was among 117 immigrants to become the newest American citizens during a Chicago naturalization ceremony Tuesday, but the Syrian dentist stood out among his peers.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 9:48 p.m.

Washington governor, AG meet traveler affected by ban

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson welcomed a passenger at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport who had been blocked by President Donald Trump’s immigration travel ban.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 9:02 a.m.

Shadi Hamid: Frightening decree singles out Muslims

The executive order underscores the new administration’s fixation on what it views not as a terrorist threat but a civilizational one in which the very act of being Muslim is …


Central American migrants await asylum in southern Mexico

More than 8,000 immigrants are expected to seek asylum this year from Mexico, the majority fleeing gang violence in Honduras and El Salvador and to a lesser extent Guatemala.


Undocumented students appeal to Washington State University leaders to make school a safe place

Undocumented students stood in the middle of campus Thursday, told their stories and appealed to Washington State University’s leaders to make the school a safe place for them.


Somali American student’s group to help teens go to college

People often gape openly at Ahlaam Ibraahim. Covered from head to foot in a hijab, the college freshman and daughter of Somali immigrants has grown accustomed to stares from fellow …


Twin Falls feels tension as refugees put down roots

Twin Falls is now a testing ground for whether the bitter cultural divisions intensified by this year’s presidential campaign can recede in favor of the co-dependency that marks many communities …