ACLU files suit against Border Patrol

May 23, 2012 by · 2 Comments
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Published on Wed, May 23, 201  by AMANDA WINTERS, Sequim Gazette

The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington and the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Border Patrol on April 26 on behalf of three Clallam County residents.

The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court in Seattle, claims the Border Patrol on the Olympic Peninsula conducts traffic stops without legal justification, creating a climate of fear and anxiety. Read more

Deportation Video Wins White House Contest, But Disappears From Winners List

April 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
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by        Jorge Rivas, Wednesday, April 11 2012,  5:01 PM EST

In November 2011, the White House launched the “What’s Your Story” video challenge, asking the AAPI community to submit videos about the “issues that matter the most” to them. The Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders office received over 200 submissions and narrowed it down to 10 videos the public could vote on. But the video with the most votes (by a landslide) was ignored in the end. Read more

Janet Napolitano urges officials to stop exaggerating violence on U.S. side of border

February 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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The Homeland Security secretary tries to make her case with FBI crime statistics, but public perceptions are hard to change

By Brian Bennett, Washington Bureau —–February 1, 201 Read more

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