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

Wa. TRO Blocks Trump's Refugee/Travel Ban Nationwide
Posted on 4 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A federal judge in Seattle today granted Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s request to immediately halt implementation of President Donald Trump’s Executive Order on immigration nationwide. The Temporary Restraining Order will remain in... 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

Wa. Atty. Gen. Shuts Down Immigration Scammers
Posted on 15 Sep 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Washington State Attorney General, Sept. 14, 2015 - "Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced a Friday court order against EC New Horizons and EC Horizons requiring repeat offenders Edwin Cruz and Maurice Terry to pay $234,000. Cruz and Terry provided... Read More

Wa. Attorney General: Revised Travel Ban Still Subject to Injunction
Posted on 10 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Mar. 9, 2017 - "In documents filed in federal court Thursday, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson contends that the injunction he obtained blocking key sections of President Trump’s... Read More

Wa. Atty. Gen. Bob Ferguson Vows to Take Legal Action if Trump Cancels DACA
Posted on 4 Sep 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Sept. 4, 2017 - "Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued the following statement today following news reports that President Donald Trump plans to announce an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program... 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