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New Trump deportation rules allow far more expulsions

The rules authorize expelling people in the country illegally who have committed even minor offenses. And they make it easier to deport people immediately.)

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Supporters gather Monday for education equity rally at the Capitol

On a cold and damp Monday several hundred people provided the links to form a human chain that connected the Legislative Building with the Temple of Justice, culminating a February 20th rally supporting statewide educational equity. With a number of organizations participating in the Olympia rally, speakers included Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal, who spoke on the need to properly fund education to help all students, especially in some of the rural areas and districts in the state.
Steve Bloom sbloom@theolympian.com
Supporters gather Monday for education equity rally at the Capitol 1:32

Supporters gather Monday for education equity rally at the Capitol

Trump spars with reporters over Russian ties during campaign 2:30

Trump spars with reporters over Russian ties during campaign

State lawmakers talk about immigration, raids in Washington 1:16

State lawmakers talk about immigration, raids in Washington

Washington AG calls apellate ruling against travel ban a 'complete victory' 1:20

Washington AG calls apellate ruling against travel ban a 'complete victory'