Liz Jones

KUOW Reporter

Liz Jones appears in the following:

Immigration Advocate Hotline Aims to Provide Sanctuary

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

A group of advocates in Washington State wants residents to call a hotline to protect immigrants at risk of deportation, and in turn go beyond the label of a ‘sanctuary’ city or state.


In Tacoma, Washington, Volunteers Offer Aid Outside Immigration Detention Center

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Outside the immigration detention center in Tacoma, Washington, a group of volunteers waits for people being released. They offer the former detainees food, clothing, cash, and help getting home.


Trump's Sanctuary Cities Threat Could Jeopardize Some Police Funding

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Some local law enforcement agencies are concerned that police jobs could be on the line because of the Trump administration's pledge to cut funding to so-called "sanctuary cities."


American Jailed in Mexico for Taking on the Drug Cartels

Friday, November 06, 2015

Nestora Salgado is an American citizen who took on the drug cartels in her home state of Guerrero, Mexico. Now she sits in a jail cell awaiting justice. 


With Religious Services, Immigrant Detainees Find 'Calmness'

Monday, July 27, 2015

In-house chaplains have helped detainees cope with daily frustration, even reducing violence in detention centers. But meeting the spiritual needs of people from all over the world is a challenge.


Washington Berry Pickers Push For Elusive Union Contract

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

On a recent morning at Sakuma Brothers Farm, eight Latino workers sat on a bench seat behind a tractor, planting strawberry roots that will bear fruit in a few years. Dust masks and goggles covered their faces.

Sakuma Brothers runs fruit operations in Washington state and in California, selling berries ...


Earthquake Jolts Seattle's Nepalese-American Community Into Action

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The city boasts one of the largest Nepalese communities. In the aftermath of the disaster, they've organized prayer vigils, collected money for relief efforts and sent medical personnel to the region.


More Indians Who Moved To The U.S. Decide To Return Home

Friday, March 13, 2015

Indians are the 3rd largest immigrant group in the U.S. Decades ago, when immigrants moved here from India, they used to ask each other: "Why would you ever go back?" But now, many are heading back.


When Tech Workers Arrive On Visa, What About Their Spouses?

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

This week, spouses of high-tech foreign workers got some good news. The federal government will begin offering them work permits.


Released From North Korea, Kenneth Bae Reunites With Family

Monday, November 10, 2014

Kenneth Bae, one of two American captives released from a North Korea prison over the weekend, is back home in Washington state as his family and community celebrate his return.


After Immigration Bust, Herb Grower Tries A New Path

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

The ongoing immigration debate in Congress often spotlights the job market for people living in the U.S. illegally. Not long ago, that market included one of the country's top organic herb farms — until an immigration bust forced the business, based in Washington state, to clean up its payroll.

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