Archives for category: immigration

KCLS and ELAP are holding a know your rights workshop in Spanish and English at the Issaquah library on Thursday, July 13, 6 pm. Click here for flyer.

Bellevue Police just released a video in English and Spanish reiterating their stance on enforcement of immigration law — they don’t do it.

Please share widely throughout the community!

To report and collect information centrally information on immigration activity and situations in which community members have been detained by immigration agents anywhere in Washington, call this new hotline number to staffed by a live volunteer 7 days a week, from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm.

More info here in English and Spanish.

ELAP is partnering with the King County Library System to offer an Immigration Know Your Rights workshop and legal clinic. Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Bellevue Library, 1111 110th Ave NE.

6:00 – 7:00    Know Your Rights presentation and Q & A by immigration attorney.

7:00 – 8:00    Legal clinic with 20 minute brief legal consultations for individuals with an immigration attorney

7:00 – 8:00    Assistance with completing Safety Plan for parents of U.S. born children.

Individuals wishing to speak to an attorney must sign up when they arrive. There are limited slots, so first come first serve. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Aries Almanza at or 425-747-7274 x 207.

Flyer in English and Spanish.

A quick and interesting read highlighting 3 main points:

  1. The orders are making virtually every undocumented person a priority for deportation.
  2. They seek to maximize existing programs that allow deportation of individuals without basic due process.
  3. Most documents that offered guidance on prosecutorial discretion have been rescinded.

Read here: Trump’s immigration executive orders: The demise of due process and discretion

Two documents from Penn State Law developed in the last 24 hours. These are living documents and will be updated/corrected as needed:

    1. Summary of Executive Order Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States or “Refugee/Muslim Ban 2.0” (Penn State Law’s Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic for American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee)
    2. Latest Developments on the Executive Orders (Penn State Law’s Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic)