Translating environment and health for Seattle’s immigrants and refugees

Sophorn Sim's drive to help also stems from a desire for improving environmental equity in South Seattle and other parts of the south end.
Jul 28, 2017

Hundreds become U.S. citizens July 4 at Seattle Center

More than 500 people from 67 countries took the oath to become US Citizens at the annual July 4 ceremony at Seattle Center.
Jul 5, 2017

Could slide in Seattle’s international students continue under Trump?

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

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

Globalist Youth Apprentice Highlights: Defending yourself in U.S. Immigration Court

The U.S. immigration court and detention system can be a no-man's-land. But we spoke to one man who defended himself and beat the odds.
Jun 12, 2017

3 things humanities international students should know while job hunting

Getting a job is hard for any recent graduate. International students in the humanities need to know their options.

Identifying as an adoptee and an immigrant

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
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International students find hurdles to U.S. employment after graduation

After studying at American universities, international students find barriers and bureaucracy to U.S. employment after graduation.
May 30, 2017

Judge blocks federal restriction on Northwest Immigrant Rights Project

A judge blocked a Justice Department move to stop the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project from offering partial assistance in immigration court.
May 17, 2017

Bringing ao dai to America

Nhung Nguyen, founder and owner of Adam Tailoring and Alterations, helps Vietnamese in Seattle get that perfect fit with their Ao Dai.
May 8, 2017

The Christian argument for immigration

While some Christians denominations have a reputation for political conservatism, many Christians say their support of immigration is informed by faith.
May 4, 2017

Seattle May Day marchers “share songs, share space” to support immigrants, workers

Dozens of local organizations gathered Monday afternoon for the May Day March from Judkins Park to Seattle Center to support workers and immigrants rights.
May 2, 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

NWIRP immigrant legal aid expands in response to surge of requests

NWIRP has increased "Know Your Rights" and "Immigration 101" trainings around the state in response to rising concern since the presidential election.
Apr 19, 2017

Detained Seattle-area ‘Dreamer’ released from ICE custody

A Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipient was released from federal custody while legal proceedings continue over his immigration status.
Mar 30, 2017

Seattle sues Trump over order to withhold funding from ‘sanctuary cities’

The January order from the Trump administration says that localities that do not give immigration information to federal authorities could lose funding.
Mar 29, 2017

Seattle, King County brush off Sessions’ pledge to cut federal funds over ‘sanctuary’ policies

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions called for an end to cities' and counties' so-called "sanctuary" policies.
Mar 28, 2017

Trump’s immigration talk leads families to seek mental health support

Organizations have started to provide talk therapy, group therapy, yoga and more to address anxiety caused by shifts in immigration policies.
Mar 21, 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
Somali Americans gathered in SeaTac in early March for an emergency fundraiser to provide relief for the ongoing drought Somalia (Photo by Damme Getachew)

Survival first, safety second: Somalia drought overshadows travel ban

Trump's travel ban came just as drought has put millions of Somalis at risk of starvation, leaving the local community grappling with dual emergencies.
Mar 15, 2017