Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor comes to Seattle with a message for children

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor answered questions submitted by attendees — and encouraged kids to step forward for a hug.
Sep 12, 2018
Varisha Khan spoke at a rally protesting the supreme court's ruling to uphold President Trump's travel ban (Photo by Cathy You)

Seattle rallies to #StandWithMuslims as SCOTUS upholds Trump’s travel ban

The #NoMuslimBanEver campaign organized a protest and Day of Action on the steps of the US Courthouse in downtown Seattle, after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the travel ban 5-4.
Jun 26, 2018

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

U.S. Supreme Court revives Trump’s travel ban

The partial reinstatement is in anticipation of a full hearing in the U.S. Supreme Court in October on the lawfulness of Trump's travel ban.

Judges focus on discrimination, Trump’s powers in travel ban case

U.S. appeals court judges asked lawyers whether President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban discriminates against Muslims.
May 15, 2017

Supreme Court declines to reconsider deadlocked immigration case

The Supreme Court had deadlocked 4-4 earlier this year, halting Obama's plans to expand deferred action to millions of undocumented immigrants.
Oct 4, 2016

U.S. Supreme Court upholds race-based college admissions

The court ruled 4-3 in favor of a University of Texas at Austin admissions policy intended to foster racial and ethnic diversity on campus.
Jun 23, 2016

Supreme Court deadlock halts Obama immigration actions

The 4-4 tie halts DAPA and the extension of DACA. The president's actions would have shielded millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation.

Some Seattle families see “glimmer of hope” in Obama’s deferred action programs

Seattle families voiced support this week for President Obama's immigration overhaul that came before the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday.
Apr 20, 2016

Court ruling confirms $15 minimum wage for airport workers

Washington State's highest court rejected an argument by airport vendors that the airport was exempt from the city of SeaTac's voter-approved minimum wage.
Aug 20, 2015

Obamacare upheld! Now can I buy into the Japanese health system instead?

They do it better in Japan. They do it better in Costa Rica, in Andorra, and even in Slovenia. No, I’m not talking about sex. I’m talking about living itself. Americans just don’t live that long. We come in a shabby 34th in global life expectancy rankings. The average Japanese citizen lives to 83.5 years old, five […]
Jun 28, 2012