Mexico

Cilviana Hernandez (second from left) grew up in a Skagit Valley migrant farmworker family. Now she's part of the film "Every Row a Path" that details the challenges of migrant youth trying to balance work and education. (Photo courtesy Janice Blackmore)

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The film “Every Row a Path,” which screens in Seattle this weekend, shows the challenges of growing up in the fields as a migrant farmworker.

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The cultural, economic and social contributions of Africans and their descendants in Mexico have gone unappreciated.

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Ireri Unzueta, who was denied DACA renewal, says she worries other students who speak up about immigration issues could be targeted.

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For some people seeking refuge or asylum from their countries of origin, Mexico has become not just a stop on the way to the U.S., but a permanent home.

Jenny Chen, a resident of Wallingford, has gone missing while backpacking in Mexico. Here, Chen is seen while traveling in Puebla, Mexico, in March. (Courtesy of Jonathan Reinhard)

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Frustration with uncooperative embassies and local police are common when Americans go missing abroad.

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Jenny Chen, 26, was backpacking in Mexico for several weeks. Her friends last heard from her April 11, her husband says.

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Nestora Salgado is now a free woman, but that doesn't mean her fight is over. She says she intends to continue to fight corruption in Mexico.

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Renton grandmother and Mexican community police force leader Nestora Salgado had been jailed for two and a half years awaiting trial on kidnapping charges.

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Supporters of Nestora Salgado, a U.S. citizen who organized a community police force, are urging the U.S. government to press Mexico for her freedom.

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Ernesto Ybarra's art shows influences from his upbringing in Minnesota and his Mesoamerican roots.

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Building a dream isn't easy, as Reagan Jackson learned firsthand. Here are her top 10 tips for founding a nonprofit.

(Photo by Quinn Dombrowski via Flickr)

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Our three-part "Back across the Border" series looks at why many Mexican immigrants have chosen to return to Mexico.

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The "East Side Sushi" premiere in Seattle is sure to raise questions about gender, culture and food.

Protesters in Guerrero marched earlier this year with a cutout of Nestora Salgado. The Renton mom became leader of a community police force in her home town, and has been held in jail for two years. (Photo by Fernando Salgado)

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Nestora Salgado gave up a quiet life near Seattle to lead a community police force in her hometown in Mexico. Now she continues her activism from a prison cell.

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While some cities in Mexico have started to adopt features of Halloween, you'll won't find any Disney princesses at Oaxaca's Día de los Muertos celebration.

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Seattle travelers describe being stuck in Puerto Vallarta after the airport closed unexpectedly before noon, in anticipation of Hurricane Patricia.

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Meteorologists compared Hurricane Patricia to 2013's Typhoon Haiyan, which killed thousands in the Philippines.

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Your guide to celebrating 2015 Día de los Muertos in Seattle and around the Northwest.

Jacque Larrainzar is LGBTQ refugee immigrant outreach specialist for Seattle Counseling Service, was granted political asylum in the U.S. based on her sexual orientation. (Photo by Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)

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Many LGBTQ people escaping persecution abroad are dreaming of coming to Seattle — a new project aims to help them get settled in our city.

(Photo by Johanna Vasquez)

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On the night of September 15th in 1810, Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico’s national hero, rang the bell of the church in the town of Dolores...

The activism of Nestora Salgado has been criminalized, like in many cases in Mexico, her attorneys write.