Agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement arresting suspects during a 2010 raid. More people have been deported under Obama than any previous president. (Photo from ICE)

33 arrested in Seattle in immigration sweep focused on “sanctuary” cities

ICE's Operation "Safe City" took place in Seattle, Massachusetts and other places that have clashed with the Trump administration over deportation policies.
Sep 29, 2017

Donor covers $125,000 in DACA fees for Washington residents

A private donation will cover the $495 renewal fee for up to 250 Washington residents in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Sep 25, 2017
Outside the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, where immigrants facing deportation are incarcerated, and immigration cases are heard by the Justice Department's Executive Office of Immigration Review. (Photo by Damme Getachew)

Northwest Detention Center sued by state over $1-a-day wage

The suit says GEO Group violated state minimum wage laws, after it paid Northwest Detention Center immigrant detainees $1 a day.
Sep 20, 2017

Judge blocks Burien ballot measure to repeal “sanctuary” policies

The question of whether to repeal Burien's policies prohibiting officials from asking about immigration status or religion will not be on November's ballot.
Sep 18, 2017

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray to resign after fifth allegation of sex abuse surfaces

The accusers say that they were teenagers when the alleged abuse occurred in the 1970s and 1980s. Murray maintains that the allegations are not true.
Sep 12, 2017

Hundreds in Seattle rally in support of DACA

Hundreds gathered at El Centro de la Raza in Seattle hours after the Trump administration announced the pending end of DACA.
Sep 6, 2017

Trump ends DACA

The program allowed young people who arrived in the United States as children without documentation to live and work without fearing deportation.
Sep 5, 2017

Pacific Northwest tribes concerned over Atlantic salmon spill

The Lummi Nation called a state of emergency, and other tribes expressed concern, after a spill of thousands of farmed Atlantic salmon last week.
Aug 29, 2017

The Seattle Globalist — and you — ask the candidates

Submit your questions for the candidates for the Seattle mayor's race, and the races for Seattle city council.
Aug 24, 2017

The Seattle Globalist asks the Mayoral Candidates

For the 2017 primary, we asked Seattle's Mayoral Candidates to answer six questions on topics of interest to Seattle Globalist readers.
Jul 12, 2017

Three victims stabbed in Portland called heroes after defending teens from hate

Two men died and a third was injured after confronting a man yelling hateful slurs at two teenagers on a train, witnesses said.
May 30, 2017

Applications open for 2017 Seattle Globalist Summer Internship

The internship is an opportunity to report stories for the Globalist, with supervision, mentorship and editing. You do not need to be a student to apply.
May 22, 2017

Judge blocks federal restriction on Northwest Immigrant Rights Project

A judge blocked a Justice Department move to stop the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project from offering partial assistance in immigration court.
May 17, 2017

State Sen. Bob Hasegawa launches mayoral bid

Hasegawa joins a field that includes Nikkita Oliver, Cary Moon and former Mayor Mike McGinn.
May 10, 2017

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray drops bid for second term

Murray says the allegations of sexual abuse are not true, but that the issue would distract from the campaign and city business.
May 9, 2017

Muslim woman says Sound Credit Union discriminated against her for wearing hood

The woman says her issue was not with the rule asking customers to remove their hats and hoods, but with the unequal treatment by the credit union.
May 8, 2017
Andres Salomon talks with a supporter outside the UW Light Rail Station Wednesday after announcing that he's running for mayor. (Photo by Katie Anastas)

Andres Salomon drops out of Seattle mayor race

Andres Salomon, a bicycle activist and software engineer, said he supported both Mike McGinn and Cary Moon, who announced their candidacies this week.
Apr 21, 2017

Lawsuit accuses Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of sexually abusing teen in 1980s

A 46-year-old man sued Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, accusing him of sexual abuse over several years in the 1980s. Murray denied the accusations.
Apr 6, 2017

Bainbridge Island remembers Japanese American incarceration on 75th anniversary

Speakers included Kay Sakai Nakao, 97, who was 22 when she and her family were forced from their Bainbridge Island home in World War II.
Mar 31, 2017

Seattle sues Trump over order to withhold funding from ‘sanctuary cities’

The January order from the Trump administration says that localities that do not give immigration information to federal authorities could lose funding.
Mar 29, 2017