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Guide for DACA, Immigrant, and Refugee Students: News

A guide to resources for students, who are attending school under the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (Dream Act).

Executive Order Defined

Executive Order:  A declaration by the President or a Governor which has the force of law, usually based on existing statutory powers, and requiring no action by the Congress or State Legislature

(Nolo's Free Dictionary of Law Terms and Legal Definitions)

Washington State Higher Education

Declaration Supporting WA State Attorney General Lawsuit

Statement by John Boesenberg, of the Washington State Board of Community & Technical Colleges supporting a Washington State Lawsuit that would stay a federal ban on travel from some nations.

Immigration / Refugee News Updates

Immigration Guidance  Washington State Office of the Attorney General   (April 2017) is a report released by Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson.  The report is designed to offer "guidance seeks to answer questions local agencies— including libraries, law enforcement agencies, hospitals, and schools —may have about the impacts of changes to immigration laws and their discretion regarding participation in federal immigration enforcement. Best practices that agencies can implement are included in each section.  Additional resources are identified throughout and included in the appendices.)

Featured Issue:  Immigration 2017 - A New President and Congress   (American Immigration Lawyers Association)

Legal Updates for Immigration  (NOLO)

Latest Immigration Updates   (Northwest Immigrant Rights Project)

OneAmerica  One America with justice for all.  Local and national news and information for immigrants


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