Immigration Law

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Second Lawsuit Filed Against 'Public Charge' Rule
Posted on 15 Aug 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Washington State Office of the Attorney General, Aug. 14, 2019 "Attorney General Bob Ferguson today co-led a coalition of 13 states in filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security over changes to the “public charge”... Read More

Wa. State Sues Motel 6 for Turning Over Guest Lists to ICE
Posted on 4 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Jan. 3, 2018 - "Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced a lawsuit against national hotel chain Motel 6 for voluntarily providing guest lists to agents of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement... Read More

Washington State Sues Trump Over Refugee Ban
Posted on 31 Jan 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Here's a link to State of Washington v. Trump , filed in federal district court on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. Read More

SEC Granted TRO in Wa. EB-5 Regional Center Lawsuit: SEC v. Path America
Posted on 25 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Here is a link to a PDF combining the Complaint (pages 1-17) and the TRO (pages 18-27) issued Aug. 24, 2015 in SEC v. Path America, No. 2:15-cv-01350-JLR, W.D. Wa. Excerpts: "Since February 2012, defendants Lobsang Dargey; Path America, LLC; Path... Read More

Washington State Atty. Gen. Sues Trump Over Refugee Ban
Posted on 30 Jan 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Jan. 30, 2017 - "Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced that he is filing a lawsuit in federal court today against President Donald Trump, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and high-ranking Trump Administration... Read More

Twelve States and D.C. Support Executive Action on Immigration, File Amicus Brief in Texas v. USA
Posted on 13 Jan 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Washington State Attorney General Ferguson spearheads legal brief in support of Obama Administration’s action on immigration “Friend-of-court” brief joined by 11 other states and the District of Columbia SEATTLE —... Read More

Wa. State Attorney General Takes Action to Support Legal Representation for Children in Deportation Hearings
Posted on 15 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Attorney General Bob Ferguson yesterday asked the U.S. District Court in Seattle, Wash. for permission to file an amicus, or “friend of the court,” brief in the J.E.F.M. v. Holder lawsuit. Ferguson believes that unaccompanied immigrant... Read More

Class Action Lawsuits in Mass., Wa. Challenge Mandatory, No-Bond Detention
Posted on 9 Aug 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Gordon v. Napolitano is a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of immigration detainees in Massachusetts who are unlawfully subject to mandatory, no-bond detention. Khoury v. Asher is a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of immigration detainees... Read More