Microsoft employees ask CEO to cancel ICE contract

Microsoft said the software from its $19.4 million contract was not being used to facilitate the separation of families, but the letter from employees said that wasn't a strong enough stand.
Jun 20, 2018

Bishop who quoted MLK at royal wedding to visit Seattle

Rev. Michael Curry delivered a timely and poignant sermon at the first biracial royal marriage on the power of love that both highlighted the history of race relations and stole the show.
May 30, 2018

Congolese coffee farmers shortchanged in U.S. coffee trade

Starbucks and other major coffee companies buy beans from co-ops but coffee farmers in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo say they can't earn a living growing the crop.
May 29, 2018

Use of teachers raises questions in Zimbabwe elections

Despite a high unemployment rate, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission doubles down on the practice of hiring already employed civil servants like teachers who miss class to register voters.
May 9, 2018

Seattle’s communities of color lack trees

While Seattle aims for a goal of 30 percent urban tree coverage, the Chinatown-International District neighborhood has lagged behind other neighborhoods in getting trees.
Apr 26, 2018

Third DACA decision opens the gate for new applicants

A George W. Bush-appointed judge called the Trump administration's roll back of DACA "capricious and arbitrary."
Apr 25, 2018

Bank of America will begin asking about citizenship status

One account holder said she worries how the answers from the question about citizenship could be used.
Apr 13, 2018

Washington officially recognizes Cesar Chavez Day

Washington now will recognize and observe the federal commemorative holiday for the labor activist.
Apr 2, 2018

Census question on citizenship challenged in court

Washington state officials and others double-down on opposition to citizenship question that they say would alienate immigrant communities.
Mar 27, 2018

Nepal migrant workers push back against illegal fees

Workers say employment agencies are still charging extra fees, which the Nepal government has made illegal.
Feb 28, 2018

Skinny crabs add stress on local business owners

Small crabs, late season and an international demand is making crabs more expensive for local businesses.
Jan 29, 2018

Women’s Day at Seattle Boat Show spotlights women on deck

Seattle Boat Show offers free admission for women on Jan. 29 as part of its Women's Day, which promotes women in boating.
Jan 26, 2018

Federal officials target King County over “sanctuary” policies

Department of Justice threatens to withhold grant funds unless King County shows it is not keeping information away from federal immigration authorities.
Jan 24, 2018

Seeking refuge in the U.S. after fleeing persecution in Hitler’s Austria

Claire Ellinger's family worried until the last minute that they would not make it out of Nazi-era Austria.
Jan 3, 2018

Tech entrepreneurship on the rise for women in Cameroon

Three women in Cameroon are harnessing the potential of digital tools to build entrepreneurial successes for women throughout Africa.
Nov 7, 2017

After outcry on police accountability, does it play a role in Sheriff’s race?

After a summer of community outcry on police shooting accountability, where do the Sheriff's candidates stand?
Nov 2, 2017

Mexico City Day of the Dead parade honors earthquake victims, rescuers

Hundreds of thousands of Mexicans gather in the wake of two devastating earthquakes to celebrate Día de Muertos with colorful costumes and parade floats.
Oct 31, 2017

Young immigrants reflect on the end of DACA

For these young immigrants, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program brought validation, stability and opportunity.
Oct 25, 2017

Seattle Puerto Ricans ignite grassroots hurricane relief

The Puerto Rican community in Seattle says it is committed to the island's long-term recovery, as well as its immediate relief from the recent hurricanes.
Oct 12, 2017

Meet The Seattle Globalist’s newest board members

The Seattle Globalist welcomes four new members to its roster: Paulette Harris, LeiLani Nishime, Alex Stonehill and Shoko Toyama.
Aug 17, 2017