immigration

Immigrant child separation protest hits Spokane

Hundreds of children's shoes lined Post Street just outside of Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers' office Thursday afternoon. They were meant to represent a fraction of the more than 2,300 children who have been separated from their families due to federal immigration policy.

Spokane Valley immigration lawyer breaks down zero tolerance policy

The "zero tolerance" policy that's separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border is igniting a nationwide debate, and viewers are calling KXLY to say they're confused about the controversy. A Spokane Valley immigration lawyer who's an immigrant himself says there are some misconceptions surrounding the policy.

Inslee concerned about asylum-seeking mothers sent to SeaTac

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson say they're concerned about reports that dozens of asylum-seeking mothers separated from their children after crossing the Southwest border are now being held at a federal prison in SeaTac.

National immigration advocate comes to Spokane

While the immigration debate continues in D.C., there's an immigration dialogue happening in Spokane Monday night. Ali Noorani, the Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum, is speaking at Whitworth University.