ICE Attorney in Seattle Guilty of Stealing Immigrants’ IDs

Former ICE attorney in Seattle pleads guilty to stealing immigrants’ IDs Federal prosecutors say that Raphael Sanchez stole the identities of several people “in various stages of immigration proceedings” to defraud credit-card companies. The recently resigned chief counsel for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Seattle pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing immigrants’ identities to…

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ICE Needs to do Better for the Community

Tukwila immigration case sparks community response Tukwila police and city officials respond to growing uproar after a man was taken into custody by ICE last week. Last week King 5 reported on a man who called police for help and ended up in ICE custody. Wilson Rodriguez Macarreno, 32, called police when he heard someone prowling outside of…

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Family Based Immigration

Family Based Immigration For decades, our country and our communities have reaped the extensive benefits of our  family-based immigration policies. Family-based immigration drives small business development, fuels entrepreneurship and innovation, promotes integration, ensures the maintenance of strong family support systems, and strengthens our nation. U.S. history is full of success stories that began through the family-based…

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Dreamers – What’s Next?

Dreamers – What’s Next? http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-immigration-idUSKBN15C0BV Over 800,000 Dreamers, or immigrants with DACA status, are now wondering what the Trump administration plans to do with them.   Nothing for now, it seems.  It could be that the Dreamers will be one reason that Congress may try to do something to fix our immigration system.  It could…

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