Seattle artist Morgan Dusatko’s “left:behind” is an interpretive tour of the former INS building near the Chinatown International District, offers visitors an emotional, often dark look at the history of a facility where thousands of immigrants were once detained.
Samia El-Moslimany’s Washington state driver’s license didn’t help her with the Saudi Arabian police, when she was one of 60 women who got behind the steering wheel in October in protest of that country’s ban on female drivers.
A group of Northwest activists are headed to the Mexican border on a nine-day bus trip, dubbed the Cascadia Freedom Caravan.
Captivated by what she saw in an online video, a Lakeside School student travels to Suriname to learn more about protecting sloths and writes a book.
The race between Mayor Mike McGinn and his opponent, state Sen. Ed Murray, is an opportunity to recognize what a global city Seattle has become.
This year’s version of Tasveer, the Seattle South Asian Film Festival that started in 2004, is bigger than ever. The festival, which runs through Sunday, will screen 45 films in Seattle and Bothell.
At Foster High in Tukwila, an evening class is helping people learn to speak Somali. It’s not easy to learn, but in a region with a lot of Somali immigrants, learning it is not only is useful in the work world, but can also build community.
International students make up nearly 20 percent of freshman enrollment at the University of Washington. They aren’t just navigating a new country; they are navigating a new culture
Somali Americans in Seattle worry the ability to send money to their families back home is at risk, if banks start cutting ties with many Somali money-transfer companies.
Caught up in Pakistan’s little-known “dirty war,” Muatasim Qazi had no idea that his decision to pursue journalism as a career would lead to his exile. After studying at Everett Community College as an exchange student, he is now seeking asylum here.
Film Forward, a touring program that will show movies from around the world at various venues in Seattle and Tacoma next week, aims to spark conversations about complex global topics.