Immigration

Unaccompanied migrant children at a Department of Health and Human Services facility in south Texas (Photo courtesy U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar)

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Appeals judges rejected a class action lawsuit which claimed that undocumented immigrant children should have a right to a lawyer in deportation hearings.

The author, left, with her great aunt Aucencia Lagunas Aguilar and great uncle Pedro Mansevo in their home in Taxco, Guerrero. (Courtesy photo)

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A group of undocumented youth used an obscure legal process called advanced parole to travel back to Mexico and meet family members for the first time.

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Why it’s so hard to successfully defend yourself in U.S. Immigration Court — and why so many people do it anyway.

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Immigrants and officials expressed disappointment in the U.S. Supreme Court's 4-4 tie that froze Obama's 2014 immigration actions.

Alejandra Peréz. (Courtesy photo)

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Undocumented student activist Alejandra Pérez encourages her peers to stop hiding and speak up for their rights even though they've been socialized not to.

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Ireri Unzueta, who was denied DACA renewal, says she worries other students who speak up about immigration issues could be targeted.

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Reuters reports that raids are slated for May and June and would follow several months after a two-day sweep in Georgia, Texas and North Carolina.

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Tons of Americans are nominally Christian, but don’t actually practice the religion. So why is it so hard for secular Muslims to pull off the same thing?

Hamda Yusuf. (Photo by The Seattle Globalist)

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Composting and the art of interacting with well-intentioned white people.

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U.S. Supreme Court will decide the legality of President Obama's action to shield more than 4 million undocumented immigrants from deportation.

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There was a chocolate cake awaiting Sandhya van den Eijkhof in their new Chicago apartment on the other side of a long immigration line.

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Among Sigrun Woten's first experiences in the United States was hearing the news of President John F. Kennedy's assassination.

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Leona Coakley-Spring, today a Redmond business owner, recalls her first experience of snow and trusting people who took advantage of her as a new immigrant.

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Immigrants and other English learners can practice their speaking skills at Seattle Public Library's Talk Time.

(Photo by Quinn Dombrowski via Flickr)

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Our three-part "Back across the Border" series looks at why many Mexican immigrants have chosen to return to Mexico.

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Supporters of Obama's immigration overhaul said a day after a blow in appeals court that they were ready to defend it to the Supreme Court.

Seattleites joined Mayor Murray, Rep. Adam Smith and immigrant rights advocates at a rally outside the Federal Building Thursday, heralding Obama's executive action and demanding further steps toward immigration reform. (Photo by Alex Garland)

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The Supreme Court may have to weigh in on President Barack Obama's executive action to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation.

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Six films to watch at the Seattle South Asian Film Festival explore complex issues of "#ComingHome" in the South Asian diaspora.

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Amy Kele, 18, was 11 years old the last time she saw her parents. She joined the pilgrimage of "100 Women 100 Miles" to bring a face to immigration reform.

Yeung volunteers at the Somali Community Services Coalition in Tukwila, WA. Photo courtesy of Aaron Yeung.

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If you're curious about which neighborhoods in King County have the greatest concentration of immigrants, the Seattle Times has an interactive map.

Guards book a new detainee into the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma. The facility is run by the Geo Group, a private corrections corporation, on contract from the Department of Homeland Security

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GEO Group, criticized for its treatment of immigrant detainees, signed a contract to continue operations at the Northwest Detention Center through 2025.