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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Defending and advancing immigrant rights through direct legal representation, systemic advocacy, and community education since 1984.
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viet thanh nguyen 7h
"It wasn't just tears, it was screams." Everybody involved with the child separation policy needs to be sent to jail and forced to listen to a soundtrack of children screaming as they learn they've been separated from their parents--perhaps forever.
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Jorge L. Barón 14h
“But new data reveal that vast numbers of children have been stranded in custody for the long haul, living out a chunk of their childhoods in a government shelter system that’s at best ill-equipped to raise them and at worst a factory of abuse and trauma.”
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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project 14h
We're excited to be part of this project alongside our fellow partners at !
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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project 16h
These documents prove exactly what immigrants in detention centers have known for years - the United States government is purposefully failing them.
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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project 17h
Replying to @NWIRP
“Although many of these children come seeking refuge,” the organization’s report said, “they often suffer an inhumane and cruel experience in their first encounter with the U.S. government that leads to further trauma.”
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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project 17h
Nearly 10,000 children were asked about their experience in custody in a new report from - nearly 1 in 10 reported being verbally abused by officers and 147 reported being physically abused.
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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project 18h
These plans are terrible, in case you were wondering.
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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project Oct 29
In this conversation with Professor Angélica Cházaro, we examine the history and politics of immigration detention and deportation in the United States and enjoy a spirited discussion on how to dismantle these systems of injustice.
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Fernanda Echavarri Oct 29
Here are the stories—in their own words—of 8 people affected by the many changes to immigration policy in the last 4 years. For some, their futures hinge on what happens Tuesday. For others, it’s already too late. By & me:
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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project Oct 29
A great thread from on why the President's frequent claims about asylum seekers are nothing more than lies.
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CBS News Oct 29
New documents reveal chaos behind Trump's family separation policy
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American Immigration Council Oct 28
There is a gov't-made due process disaster at our southern border. Those in the "Remain in Mexico" program aren't given sufficient notice about their court hearings, but the government wants to deport them anyway. We filed an amicus brief on why this practice is unlawful.
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NCCRC Oct 27
. of and in calling for in immigration: Grim stats: 70% lack counsel, and only 8% w/o counsel avoid deportation. But in NYC, representation has increased success tenfold!
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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project Oct 27
Today at 1pm! Join us in conversation with Angélica Cházaro, University of Washington Law Professor, as we examine the history and politics of immigration detention and deportation in the United States and how to dismantle them.
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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project Oct 27
We were proud to be a small part of this effort to ensure that the rights of TPS holders are protected from unlawful actions by the government. Thank you , , and other partners for your work on this important victory!
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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project Oct 26
Tomorrow! Join us in conversation at 1pm (over zoom) with Angélica Cházaro, University of Washington Law Professor, as we imagine the end of deportation. Sign up for free below!
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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project Oct 26
Thank you for your leadership and support, !
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Council President M. Lorena González (Seattle) Oct 26
🚨 I’m sponsoring a budget action to restore and protect our Legal Defense Fund. I need YOUR help to ensure that stands with our undocumented community to restore the legal defense fund to a full $1 million in 2021! See post below and take action NOW. 👇🏽
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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project Oct 26
We still need your help! Mayor Durkan wants to cut funding to an important program that provides legal assistance to low-income immigrants in Seattle and King County. Learn how you can express your support for this program here:
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Aaron Reichlin-Melnick Oct 22
Guess it’s time to re-up my first ever published op-Ed, “Trump’s Bad Immigration Math,” which explains that the overwhelming majority of immigrants DO show up for court hearings.
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