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A demonstration by undocumented students at the Portland Community College Rock Creek campus has affected school policy. The college has agreed to declare it will be a “sanctuary college.”
Portland’s largest school district and its largest university have clarified policies aimed at students fearing possible deportation.
For more than an hour Tuesday, a runaway bull kept its dreams of freedom alive — until officers managed to capture it in Queens.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said the order issued in January punishing "sanctuary cities" is unconstitutional and creates uncertainty around the city's budget.
Also: A Trump Administration travel ban gets a hearing in an appellate court today; a wildfire spreads in southeast Georgia; and the New York Yankees need 18 innings to defeat the Chicago Cubs, 5-4.
History | News | Politics | Communities | NationSept. 15, 2017 9:07 p.m.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions can't follow through — at least for now — with his threat to withhold public safety grant money to Chicago and other so-called sanctuary cities for refusing to impose new tough immigration policies, a judge ruled Friday in a legal defeat for the Trump administration.
What should schools do when a politically charged issue like immigration scares students?
A new wild animal preserve in Jordan has opened its doors to rescued wildlife in one of the Middle East's biggest animal trafficking routes. Here's a look at that sanctuary.
Dozens of major cities in the United States are standing by their status as sanctuaries for people in the country illegally.
Idaho legislators Monday took the first step towards requiring local police to assist the federal government in immigration enforcement.
Native Hawaiians and Aboriginal Australians resist threats to their protected, sacred places.
Entertainment | local | NW Life | Food | PoliticsMay 8, 2017 1 p.m.
Could the dining establishment bring social and political change to our nation? And in a similar vein, our second course will center around the role of undocumented workers in the food industry. Finally, we'll explore globally influenced Peruvian cuisine.
Nation | Communities | NewsFeb. 8, 2017 8:15 p.m.
The Hillsboro City Council will decide next month whether it will be a sanctuary city.
A study on private prisons, a look at farmland in Clark County, an attempt to understand how the federal government will respond to sanctuary states and a preview of the new Japanese garden.
Ruff sends Marco off to an Elephant Sanctuary. Marc and Rubye learn how to indoor skydive.
The celebrations ranged from a music festival to Latino gay pride. The Northwest also saw eerie smoke haunting the Portland metro area and was introduced to a sanctuary that is a life saver for people recovering from drug abuse. This is your week in review.
The National Institutes of Health announced it plans to retire most of the chimpanzees it uses in research. Part of the reason the NIH sited was their similarity to humans and the fact that chimps in captivity are listed as threatened, with their wild counterparts are listed endangered. The agency says it will retain 50 chimps for study but it will not breed them and it will reevaluate that policy in five years. The Northwest is home to two of the eight members of the North American Sanctuary Alliance, one in Bend, the other in Cle Elem, Washington. We'll find out more about how chimpanzees and humans are similar and explore the research implications of the NIH decision.