deportation http://kuow.org en Hunger Strikers At Northwest Detention Center Moved To Isolation http://kuow.org/post/hunger-strikers-northwest-detention-center-moved-isolation <p>Several immigrants being held at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma have been moved to isolation after a recent hunger strike at the facility. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 00:46:15 +0000 Liz Jones 31726 at http://kuow.org Hunger Strikers At Northwest Detention Center Moved To Isolation Immigrant Detainees Win Right To Bond Hearings http://kuow.org/post/immigrant-detainees-win-right-bond-hearings <p>As a hunger strike continues at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, a new federal court ruling coincidentally meets one of the protesters' demands. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:18:44 +0000 Liz Jones 30419 at http://kuow.org Immigrant Detainees Win Right To Bond Hearings Tensions Increase As Tacoma Detention Center Hunger Strike Continues Into Day 5 http://kuow.org/post/tensions-increase-tacoma-detention-center-hunger-strike-continues-day-5 <p>More than a hundred detainees at an immigration lockup in Tacoma are entering their fifth day without food. The hunger strike began Friday, with about 750 people refusing to eat.</p><p>Immigration and Customs Enforcement has stepped up medical observations for the protesters. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:06:19 +0000 Liz Jones 30268 at http://kuow.org Tensions Increase As Tacoma Detention Center Hunger Strike Continues Into Day 5 Hunger Strike Against Deportations Reaches Day 4 http://kuow.org/post/hunger-strike-against-deportations-reaches-day-4 <p></p><p>Marcie Sillman talks with KUOW reporter Liz Jones about a <a href="http://kuow.org/post/lockdown-lifted-hunger-strike-continues-tacoma-detention-center">hunger strike</a> that detainees are holding at the <a href="https://www.ice.gov/detention-facilities/facilities/cscnwwa.htm">Tacoma Northwest Detention Center</a>. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:41:25 +0000 Marcie Sillman & Andy Hurst 30229 at http://kuow.org Lockdown Lifted As Hunger Strike Continues At Tacoma Detention Center http://kuow.org/post/lockdown-lifted-hunger-strike-continues-tacoma-detention-center <p>Immigration officials say a lockdown has been lifted at a Tacoma detention center where hundreds of detainees are involved in a hunger strike.</p><p>U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement say the lockdown that started Sunday at the area of the Northwest Detention Center holding violent offenders was a precaution.&nbsp; Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:09:04 +0000 Liz Jones 30176 at http://kuow.org Lockdown Lifted As Hunger Strike Continues At Tacoma Detention Center Protestors Try To Block Deportations From Northwest Detention Center http://kuow.org/post/protestors-try-block-deportations-northwest-detention-center <p>Milton Cornejo locked arms with about a dozen demonstrators Monday morning to block access to the federal Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma.</p><p>They were among about 50 people trying to prevent vehicles from leaving the facility, saying that they didn’t want the vans leaving with people who are about to be deported on board. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:45:00 +0000 Liz Jones 29339 at http://kuow.org Protestors Try To Block Deportations From Northwest Detention Center Advocates Push To Slow Deportation While Waiting For Immigration Reform http://kuow.org/post/advocates-push-slow-deportation-while-waiting-immigration-reform <p>Marcie Sillman talks with Pramila Jayapal, an advocate for immigrant, civil and human rights. She and other supporters are pushing to slow deportation while Congress constructs an immigration bill. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 23:17:14 +0000 Marcie Sillman & Amina Al-Sadi 28347 at http://kuow.org Advocates Push To Slow Deportation While Waiting For Immigration Reform King County Pushes Back On Federal Immigration Hold Policy http://kuow.org/post/king-county-pushes-back-federal-immigration-hold-policy <p></p><p>A proposal in King County aims to rein in how much access federal immigration authorities have at the county jail. A council committee held its first public meeting on the measure Tuesday.</p><p>Several counties in other states have already adopted similar policies, with mixed public reaction. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 18:31:16 +0000 Liz Jones 17300 at http://kuow.org