Democracy voucher advocates aim to diversify Seattle politics
by Molly Quinton
Supporters hope the program boosts the diversity of people involved in politics either by getting behind a candidate or by running for office themselves.
Jul 6, 2017
Could slide in Seattle’s international students continue under Trump?
by Michael Thornbloom
International Student enrollment at Seattle Colleges has been on the decline — and changes in visa policies under Trump are unlikely to help boost numbers.
Jul 3, 2017
Seattle area reacts to the Supreme Court’s revival of Trump’s travel ban
by Amy Wong
Seattle organizations and state government officials were disappointed with the Supreme Court's decision to reinstate parts of President Trump's travel ban.
Jun 26, 2017
U.S. Supreme Court revives Trump’s travel ban
The partial reinstatement is in anticipation of a full hearing in the U.S. Supreme Court in October on the lawfulness of Trump's travel ban.
Seattle’s Ethiopian community savors its coffee culture
by Hannah Pickering
The tradition of Ethiopian coffee is not just about the caffeine, but about the community.
Jun 7, 2017
Identifying as an adoptee and an immigrant
by Grace Madigan
Adoptees face a unique struggle to understand who they are. In the current political climate, one adoptee reevaluates what it means to be an immigrant.
May 31, 2017
International students find hurdles to U.S. employment after graduation
by Frances Chen
After studying at American universities, international students find barriers and bureaucracy to U.S. employment after graduation.
May 30, 2017
Judges focus on discrimination, Trump’s powers in travel ban case
U.S. appeals court judges asked lawyers whether President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban discriminates against Muslims.
May 15, 2017
Somali Christians facing persecution hope for sanctuary in U.S.
by Global Press News Service
Somali Christians in Kenya say their countrymen are persecuting them for their beliefs — even as options for refuge in the U.S. have been reduced.
May 11, 2017
The Christian argument for immigration
by Julia-Grace Sanders
While some Christians denominations have a reputation for political conservatism, many Christians say their support of immigration is informed by faith.
May 4, 2017
Judge blocks Trump order to restrict funding for ‘sanctuary cities’
Seattle had filed a similar lawsuit challenging Trump's order to withhold funding from cities that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities.
Apr 25, 2017
Courts block revised Trump travel ban; president vows to appeal
A judge found "a reasonable, objective observer ... would conclude that the executive order was issued with a purpose to disfavor a particular religion."
Mar 16, 2017
Trump signs revised travel ban
Immigration advocates said the new ban still discriminated against Muslims and failed to address some of their key concerns with the previous order.
Mar 6, 2017
Who’s afraid of international students?
by Christina Yuen Zi Chung
Complaints about "bad English" grow as universities enroll more students from abroad. But are there other reasons we're afraid of international students?
Feb 27, 2017
After ‘Day without Immigrants’ Stanwood immigrants left without jobs
by Elizabeth Alvarado
Two workers at a meat packing plant in Snohomish County were among at least 100 who lost jobs after participating in 'Day without Immigrants' walkouts.
Feb 24, 2017
Can religion bridge the divide over immigration policy?
by Sarah Stuteville
Northwest University, a private Christian college in Kirkland, is hosting a symposium of immigration experts in hopes of finding common ground across political divides.
Feb 23, 2017
Is DACA over? 5 questions for an immigration attorney
by Timothy Kenney
Does Daniel Ramirez Medina's case affect others in Deferred Action? Should people still apply? We asked an immigration attorney these questions and more.
Feb 22, 2017
I fled to the U.S. after my government threatened my life. Trump’s got me worried.
by Frederica Jansz
What can America learn from the successes and failures of Sri Lankans who opposed a corrupt, racist, power hungry president?
Feb 15, 2017
Popular East African basketball program pivots to coding classes
by Goorish Wibneh
Organizers of an all-East African basketball league say the popularity of new coding classes for youth have surprised even them.
Feb 13, 2017