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The White House announced proposed a new visa alternative for international entrepreneurs.

Native artist Louie Gong with blankets he designed and will sell at his new store,"Eighth Generation"opening Saturday in the Pike Place Market. (Photo by Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times)

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Louie Gong is opening the only Native-owned shop in the Pike Place Market and challenging a legacy of companies profiting off of "Native-inspired" art.

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Agriculture and technology organizations say that Washington state's economy depends on immigration reform.

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Rumors of the restaurant's demise have been overblown, owner says.

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The government of Nepal has vowed to replace the hand-operated trolleys suspended over rivers that some villages depend on for business and other needs.

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Jackson’s Catfish Corner in South Seattle’s Brighton Neighborhood has closed suddenly.

Aburu beads quickly, she says: she can make almost an entire necklace in the time it takes her to watch an episode one of her favorite crime shows on Netflix, How to Get Away with Murder.

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Shalom Aburu's designs will turn heads at Bellevue Fashion Week Independent Designer Runway Show in September.

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The long road construction project on 23rd Avenue has been been too much for one small business owner — "Mama's" announced its closure this week.

Fourteen year Wal-Mart employee Mary Watkins (right) marches in support of a $15 minimum wage in Seattle. (Photo by Reagan Jackson)

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Seattle's $15 minimum wage law says franchises must raise wages on the same schedule as big businesses.

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The Rainier Mini Mart has been transformed to Cafe Avole, where owner Solomon Dubie brings a love of buna — Ethiopian-style coffee — and a community space.

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The bill "concerning certain cultural foods" would allow for flexibility for local rules for fresh rice noodles and rice cakes.

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Island Pacific Market, a Filipino-inspired supermarket, has opened in Seattle in the former spot of Viet-Wah Superfoods on MLK.

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Construction on Promenade 23, located at 23rd and Jackson, would start in mid- to late-2017.

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The owner of From Rags to Riches, originally from the Bahamas, is still shaken by the incident.

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The company that runs the Victoria Clipper has been acquired by a Germany-based ferry group and announced plans to open a Florida-Cuba route.

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The event connected local East African business owners with alternative funding sources, business mentoring and an opportunity to connect with peers.

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A deal was reached on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade treaty that critics have feared would erode local regulations.

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Women, workers of color, immigrant and refugee workers, LGBTQ workers, and youth are the most likely to experience labor standards violations.

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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Thousands of tech worker spouses — many of them with advanced degrees — reluctantly give up careers because their visas don't allow them to work.

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Critics of the EB-5 immigrant investor program say the program benefits wealthy investors, without delivering on well-paying U.S. jobs with benefits.

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The SEC filed a lawsuit against Lobsang Dargey, whose development firm Path America woos Chinese investors with the EB-5 immigrant program.