Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice through defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education.
We are disappointed by the news from Washington D.C. that the United States Supreme Court’s 4-4 deadlock vote means DAPA and expanded DACA will remain blocked. For our official Community Advisory on this development, please click the button below.
Each week, in immigration courts across the United States, hundreds of children come before immigration judges and are forced to represent themselves against deportation. Learn about our class-action lawsuit which seeks to ensure that these children have access to legal representation.
We are happy to announce that Federal Judge Thomas Zilly has granted class-action status to our lawsuit challenging the federal government’s failure to provide children in immigration court with lawyers in their deportation hearings.
A 17-year-old boy was taken from high school by federal officials, wrenched away from his foster family, and locked up unlawfully in an adult detention center in Tacoma, Washington.
This video, produced for this year’s gala, features two former clients sharing their immigration stories.
The top Department of Justice official in charge of training immigration court judges believes children, even children as young as 3-years-old, can represent themselves in immigration court.
NWIRP continues to protect individuals from violence, keep families together, and change immigration policies on a national level. Here are a few highlights from another year of defending and advancing the rights of immigrants.
There are several upcoming free DACA clinics. Find out dates, locations, and how to register at the link below.