Will Washington state sue Trump over his border wall emergency declaration?

More than a dozen states have filed suit challenging Trump's declaration of a national emergency that would enable him to redirect billions of dollars from military programs to his border wall.
Feb 25, 2019

Census citizenship question blocked in federal court

Washington state had joined the lawsuit seeking to bar the citizenship question.
Jan 16, 2019

Margin of error for immigration filings shrinks

A combination of policy memos and budget moves by the Trump Administration suggest a concerted effort to thwart legal immigration
Oct 10, 2018

Trump proposal chills immigrant enrollment in public services

Confusion and fear over a proposed amendment to existing rules on immigration is causing some King County immigrant families to back away from government-funded services.
Oct 3, 2018
Varisha Khan spoke at a rally protesting the supreme court's ruling to uphold President Trump's travel ban (Photo by Cathy You)

Seattle rallies to #StandWithMuslims as SCOTUS upholds Trump’s travel ban

The #NoMuslimBanEver campaign organized a protest and Day of Action on the steps of the US Courthouse in downtown Seattle, after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the travel ban 5-4.
Jun 26, 2018

Spring 2018 Lecture Series | Trump in the World

The presidency of Donald Trump is having a significant impact on international affairs, global alliances, the U.S. role in the world, and on the status and politics of other countries. The Jackson School will continue its series of talks and discussions on the international impact of the Trump presidency, in Spring 2018. These lectures are free and open to students and […]
Mar 11, 2018

Third DACA decision opens the gate for new applicants

A George W. Bush-appointed judge called the Trump administration's roll back of DACA "capricious and arbitrary."
Apr 25, 2018

Census question on citizenship challenged in court

Washington state officials and others double-down on opposition to citizenship question that they say would alienate immigrant communities.
Mar 27, 2018

Seattle is a UNESCO City of Literature

The recognition from UNESCO comes as the United States announces that it will withdraw from the organization because of differences in policy.
Nov 1, 2017