In April, the Justice Department told the Seattle-based Northwest Immigrant Rights Project that it cannot provide certain legal assistance to immigrants unless it undertakes full, formal representation of them in court.
Tags: Deportation | Immigration Process
State restrictions, increasing cost and a long campaign by businesses has discouraged plaintiffs.
Tags: Civil Justice | Courts
The fund, which would need to be approved by voters as well as city council, is intended to give tenants a better chance of prevailing in eviction proceedings.
Tags: Civil Right to Counsel | Housing: Eviction