Lawmakers, activists call for release of Seattle ‘dreamer’

By Lisa Baumann and Gene Johnson SEATTLE — Immigration activists and some U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for the immediate release of a Seattle-area man who was detained last week despite his participation in a federal program to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as...

What Are Your Rights if Border Agents Want to Search Your Phone?

By DANIEL VICTOR Haisam Elsharkawi was about to travel from Los Angeles to Saudi Arabia last week when, he says, he was stopped at the airport, questioned, handcuffed, questioned some more and then released without charges three hours after his flight had departed. Mr....

Trump Administration Plans New Immigration Order Next Week, Ends Legal Push in Appeals Court

By Brent Kendall WASHINGTON—The Justice Department on Thursday told an appeals court there was no reason to reconsider a case on President Donald Trump’s controversial executive order on immigration and refugees, a move that came as Mr. Trump announced he would issue a new order...
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