Immigration

Niyati Desai, originally from Mumbai but living in Seattle on an H4 visa, will be eligible to work in the U.S. under a new plan detailed by Homeland Security this week. (Courtesy photo)

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Under an extension of Obama's Executive Action on Immigration finalized Tuesday, spouses of thousands of skilled H1B workers at places like Amazon and Microsoft will now be able to work legally in the U.S.

discount ORCA card Don't miss the bus just because you can't afford rising fares. (Photo from Seattle Municipal Archives)

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Bus fares are going up again March 1st, but low-income riders may qualify for a new discount ORCA card program.

Rodrigo Valenzuela's "Maria TV." (Image from the Frye Art Museum)

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Rodrigo Valenzuela shows us the "13th Man" post-Superbowl upset.

"We are all thinking about it," said Egal, regarding the interruption of money transfer operations. "We have to help back home." (Photo by Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)

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Starting today, immigrants in Washington have no legal way to send money back to family in Somalia.

Meet young Eddie Huang, played by Hudson Yang. (Photo via "Fresh of the Boat" Facebook)

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The Globalist convened a panel of Seattleites to preview ABC's new Asian-American sitcom "Fresh of the Boat."