Politics

by -
1

"We are not here for fun, we are here for our future."

Children at immigration reform protesters in front of the White House in July. (Photo from Center for Human Rights)

by -
0

While the numbers of unsupervised youth crossing the border from Mexico and Central America has begun to wane in recent weeks, the challenges faced by those awaiting their fates in holding facilities along the border are still very real.

Umbrellas, used by student protesters in Hong Kong to shield themselves from police pepper spray, have become symbols of the nacent pro-democracy movement. (Photo by Gennie Gebhart)

by -
2

Seattle’s skies were clear on Wednesday night, but the University of Washington’s Red Square was a sea of umbrellas.

A salmon carcass on the banks of the Fraser River in British Columbia. Salmon spawn in Canadian rivers, but pass through American waters and are caught by Washington fishermen. (Photo by Todd Gordon Brown)

by -
4

Unseasonably warm water and a toxic mining spill in BC have meant a tough season for Puget Sound salmon fishermen.

Mayor Murray announced OIRA initiatives yesterday morning at City Hall, with new OIRA director Cuc Vu, Deputy Mayor Hyeok Kim (far right) and members of the Seattle Immigrant and Refugee Commission looking on.

by -
0

Yesterday morning, Mayor Ed Murray announced $680,000 of new proposed investments to support Seattle’s immigrant and refugee communities, which now make up every one in five city residents.