Family event encourages diversity at National Parks
by Cathy You
Outdoor organizations are hosting a free family event this Sunday at El Centro De La Raza to encourage diversity in attendance at national parks and to mark the 50th anniversary of North Cascades National Park.
News & Politics
Deadline to comment on Trump “public charge” proposal setby Globalist StaffOct 11, 2018
Local service providers said there has been a drop in immigrants accessing public services, as some fear how the change to "public charge" rules would affect their residency status.
Arts & Culture
Musical “Come From Away” showcases a story of hope after 9/11by Roxanne RaySep 19, 2018
The musical "Come from Away" focuses on the generosity and hope of a small Canadian town unexpectedly thrust into a central role in the world-changing events of 9/11.
#KnowMe: Tasveer South Asian Film Festival bridges a cultural divide through storiesby Laila KazmiSep 13, 2018
Race & Ethnicity
Seattle Ethiopians and Eritreans react to their home countries’ new peaceby Rahwa HailemariamAug 31, 2018
Ethiopians and Eritreans who are now living in Seattle are happy to see the end of the 20-year cold war that separated families and friends. But while some people have a wait-and-see reaction to the peace agreement, others are ready to celebrate.
Tahmina Talks Immigration: Student visa enforcement ramps upby Tahmina Watson
Trump administration issued a memo earlier this month focusing enforcement on those who overstay or violate student visa rules.
Seattle preps for Census, says citizenship question could intimidate immigrantsby Rahwa HailemariamAug 9, 2018
The Department of Commerce, which runs the Census, announced plans to include a new question asking respondents about their citizenship status. Critics, including Seattle and King County officials, say that could suppress participation in communities of color.