We believe access to justice shouldn’t depend on where you are born or how much money you have.
Reflecting on NWIRP’s impact over the past 35 years, executive director Jorge L. Barón penned the following open letter to our community of support.
Ever since NWIRP’s Impact Litigation Unit was launched in 2005, the have positively affected many important cases with implications for national immigration laws.
We are thrilled to announce an important case victory for many vulnerable immigrant youth. A US District Court judge has ruled that a 2018 USCIS policy was in violation of the law. In his ruling, the judge ordered that the government must reopen any SIJS petition that was denied based on their illegal policy.
We are grateful that community members are interested in supporting immigrants at this critical time. Here’s a list of important ways you can get involved.
On May 21st, Governor Jay Inslee signed The Keep Washington Working Act (Senate Bill 5497) into law. This important legislation promotes fairness to immigrants and protects the privacy and civil rights of all Washington residents.
King County residents or those who work in Seattle in need of legal services for their immigration case can call 206-816-3870 to find out if they qualify.