May 1st International Workers’ Rights March, Seattle, WA

The May 1st International Workers’ Rights march began around 5pm in Judkins Park in the Central District. It was a large gathering of various workers and immigrant rights communities from throughout Seattle. Religious and community leaders gave empowering speeches reminding the listeners of the importance of their struggle, the respect for all peoples’ rights and

Don’t Forget! Rally for Immigrant Rights on May 1st 2010

Immigration lawyers can do alot to help immigrants navigate the complicated U.S. immigration system, but sometimes harsh laws simply need to be changed. You can help change  immigration policy for the better, irregardless of your immigration status. Only U.S. citizens 18yrs old and over can vote in elections to support pro-immigrant politicians, but both citizens and non-citizens can write letters to politicians,

International Law and the Detention of Refugees (Asylum Seekers)

The following is an excerpt from the section I wrote for the One America/Seattle University 2008 Report : Voices from Detention: A Report on Human Rights Violations at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, WA. Nations have recognized that there are certain communities and groups of people who are the most vulnerable and require further protections. Refugees and