Earlier this month, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued the Trump administration for its decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects undocumented youth. Now, the AG plans to sue the prison where undocumented people are held before they are deported.
Earlier this month, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued the Trump administration for its decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects undocumented youth. ASK

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Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson plans to sue Tacoma's Northwest Detention Center, the largest immigrant jail on the West Coast, according to a media release from his office. The detention center is operated by GEO Group, a Bill Gates-backed private prison company. Ferguson's lawsuit follows months of hunger strikes led by detainees at the detention center.

The details of the lawsuit will be announced at a press conference later this morning. Stay tuned for updates.

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