Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
Jan 28 2017

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson today issued the following statement:

"The President's executive order on immigration is un-American and unconstitutional.

"My team and I are working this weekend to explore our options to oppose this illegal action.

"The rule of law applies to everyone — including President Trump — and I will use the authority of my office to hold him accountable to it."

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The Office of the Attorney General is the chief legal office for the state of Washington with attorneys and staff in 27 divisions across the state providing legal services to roughly 200 state agencies, boards and commissions. Visit www.atg.wa.gov to learn more.

Contact:

Peter Lavallee, Communications Director, (360) 586-0725; PeterL@atg.wa.gov