Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice through defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education.
We have been receiving a number of questions about the future of the DACA program following the election of Donald Trump as President. This bilingual (English and Spanish) community advisory outlines our recommendations for community members who have applied for DACA or who are interested in applying.
Like many of you, we are stunned by the results of the election and especially what they mean for the communities we serve and for many of us personally. But today, we don’t give in to fear and disappointment. Today, we stand more firmly than ever in our resolve to defend and advance the rights of immigrants.
NWIRP is hosting and participating in several events for community members with questions after the results of the recent election. Check out the growing list of events at the link below.
We’re hosting a free CLE to teach attorneys how to take pro bono cases for detained asylum seekers. Click the link below to register.
We’re happy to share our recently completed 2015 annual report. Please take a moment to read about some of the victories our supporters have helped make possible this past year.
The Washington State Bar Association recently produced a video about NWIRP Legal Director Matt Adam’s career-long commitment to justice for immigrants.
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.