Viet Wah Superfoods on MLK was mostly quiet a few days after it was closed for good last week. (Photo by Goorish Wibneh)

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Duc T. Tran, owner of the chain of Viet Wah supermarkets says a looming 20% increase in rent forced him to close the Rainier Valley location.

Magdaleno Rose-Avila addresses the crowd at an immigration rally in Seattle in 2006. (Photo courtesy of Rose-Avila)

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With his tenure at the city's Office of Immigrant Refugee Affairs ending, Seattle activist Magdaleno Rose-Avila is back at his typewriter to carry on...

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Update 1/19: An Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Agency spokeswoman has given this statement to the Globalist: "At this time, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)...