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This week brings joyous festivities and reminders of hard-fought new beginnings for refugees across the Puget Sound region.
Taylor McKenzie Gerlach
"Democracy works only when enough of us believe democracy works. That’s it!”
Elements of Style
The SoDo-based nonprofit prepares individuals for Seattle’s booming garment industry. And helps them stitch together a new future in the process.
Since fall, undocumented Haitians have been put through the fast-track removal process if they were caught crossing the Mexican border.
Immigrants and Refugee Affairs
Participants want to see the eight-week program continue, and expanded.
The city anticipates 8,000 people to march from Judkins Park to the Seattle Center.
Seattle sued the Trump administration last month for its threat to withhold money from sanctuary cities.
A Latina advocate said immigrants are too busy working to make the 2pm Monday meetings.
The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project director estimates a cost of $5,000 to $10,000 per case.
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