Three Seattle-area families join new challenge to Trump travel ban in court
by John Stang
Three Seattle-area families are among 15 individuals who are claiming in federal court that the waiver process for Trump's travel ban is too arbitrary.
Aug 1, 2018
Seattle rallies to #StandWithMuslims as SCOTUS upholds Trump’s travel ban
by Jessica Partnow
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
Trump’s travel ban blocked for now; fight continues
by Katie Fenton
A judge in Hawaii has temporarily halted Trump's third version of the travel ban.
Oct 18, 2017
Seattle area reacts to the Supreme Court’s revival of Trump’s travel ban
by Amy Wong
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
Somali Christians facing persecution hope for sanctuary in U.S.
by Global Press News Service
Somali Christians in Kenya say their countrymen are persecuting them for their beliefs — even as options for refuge in the U.S. have been reduced.
May 11, 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
Survival first, safety second: Somalia drought overshadows travel ban
by Damme Getachew
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
Trump signs revised travel ban
Immigration advocates said the new ban still discriminated against Muslims and failed to address some of their key concerns with the previous order.
Mar 6, 2017
Somali Americans celebrate new President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo
by Ahlaam Ibraahim
Somalia's newly elected President Farmago offers the Somali diaspora a ray of hope for the motherland.
Feb 15, 2017
Trump loses appeal; court declines to reinstate travel ban
by Venice Buhain
A federal appeals court declined to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the U.S. by visa holders from seven Muslim-majority nations.
Feb 9, 2017
UW graduate students sue Trump over travel ban
by Venice Buhain
Two University of Washington graduate students say the travel ban is hurting their opportunities for research and internships — and possibly their careers.
Feb 7, 2017
Somali man greeted at SeaTac during court-ordered hold on Trump travel ban
by Venice Buhain
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco will decide on Tuesday whether to reinstate Trump's travel ban.
Feb 6, 2017
This is not a test
by Tom Ikeda
The U.S. has a history of persecution and unlawful detention of minority residents. That's why Japanese Americans should stand up for Muslims today.
Jan 30, 2017
Thousands in Seattle protest for a second night against Trump’s immigration policies
by Chloe Collyer
The demonstration in Westlake Park on Sunday came a day after a protest at Sea-Tac airport against President Donald Trump's immigration ban.