Comedian’s border patrol run-in on Spokane bus raises enforcement questions
by Ryan Phelan
Comedian Mohanad Elshieky was pulled off a Greyhound bus last week by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Spokane, about 90 miles away from an international border.
Feb 5, 2019
U.S. ad campaign in Central America aims at curbing undocumented crossings
U.S. Customs and Border Protection's ad campaign aims at dissuading Central Americans from trying to enter the United States without documentation.
Aug 18, 2015
New state proposal would still allow undocumented immigrant drivers
by Venice Buhain
State lawmakers want to keep questions about citizenship optional for standard Washington driver's licenses and ID cards.
Jan 28, 2015
Mexicans wait in limbo after failed border crossings
by Rachel Alexander
The illegal border crossing from Mexico to the U.S. can be dangerous, expensive and terrifying for thousands of Mexicans walking across the Arizona desert each year. Facing possible sexual assault and death from dehydration, the most devastating turn comes when they are picked up by border patrol and sent back over the border. Rachel Alexander […]
Aug 27, 2012
Is Washington the next Arizona? Report cites Canadian border abuses
by Sarah Stuteville
Blaine, just south of Washington’s US-Canada border, evokes images of pastoral farmland back-dropped by mountains, Boundary Bay views and the idyllically named Peace Arch Park. The worst case scenario for most Seattleites headed to the area is a traffic jam on the way to Canada. But a newly released report, published by the immigrant advocacy […]
Apr 18, 2012