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
‘Avenidas y Generaciones’ contrasts Latino American experiences through art
by Mayumi Tsutakawa
Free show at the Washington State Convention Center features a diverse group of artists from the contemporary Pacific Northwest Latino/a art scene.
Feb 7, 2017
Somali man greeted at SeaTac during court-ordered hold on Trump travel ban
by Venice Buhain
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco will decide on Tuesday whether to reinstate Trump's travel ban.
Feb 6, 2017
Seattle votes to affirm commitment to immigrants, push back on federal orders
by Agatha Pacheco
With the "Welcoming City" resolution, Seattle stands by refugees and immigrants — and its efforts to push back on Trump's executive orders.
Jan 31, 2017
Divergent Values: Where Chinese and Seattleites risk misreading each other
by Kate Wang
With so many new Chinese arrivals in Seattle, time for a guide to cultural understanding from someone with experience in both cultures.
Sea-Tac protest follows Trump travel ban from seven Muslim-majority countries
by Venice Buhain
Trump’s order blocked holders of green cards and visas from entering the United States. Protesters gathered at airports nationwide, including at SeaTac.
Jan 29, 2017
‘Incubator’ trains migrants to breathe life into dying family farms
by Sarah Stuteville
There's a lot of rhetoric about immigrants threatening “American jobs.” But in the Skagit Valley, they may be the only ones who can save dying family farms.
Jan 26, 2017
Trump expected to order a temporary ban on refugees
Another executive order anticipated from Trump would block visas for anyone from Somalia, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Sudan and Yemen.
Jan 25, 2017