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UW Student Granted Last-Minute Stay of Deportation

UW Student Granted Last-Minute Stay of Deportation

The International Examiner January 21, 2010 Comments Off on UW Student Granted Last-Minute Stay of Deportation

On Jan. 4, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) deferred the deportation of Jorge Alonso Chehade, a recent University of Washington graduate who had been scheduled to report to immigration authorities on Jan. 5.

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Seattle Housing Ccores High on Survey

Seattle Housing Ccores High on Survey

The International Examiner January 21, 2010 Comments Off on Seattle Housing Ccores High on Survey

A recent satisfaction survey conducted by Hebert Research, Inc. for the Seattle Housing Authority showed a high level of satisfaction with the service and housing quality provided by the Housing Authority. 74% — Percentage

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Human Trafficking Day Highlights Bi-Partisan Support

Human Trafficking Day Highlights Bi-Partisan Support

The International Examiner January 21, 2010 Comments Off on Human Trafficking Day Highlights Bi-Partisan Support

Action plans were reached and announced at the Human Trafficking Engagement Event on Jan. 11 in Olympia, sponsored by Seattle Against Slavery. Advocates say human trafficking is the fastest growing crime in the world

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Local Filipino American’s Article Selected as Cover Story for National Magazine

Local Filipino American’s Article Selected as Cover Story for National Magazine

The International Examiner January 6, 2010 Comments Off on Local Filipino American’s Article Selected as Cover Story for National Magazine

Have you heard of a double zero? It’s a size smaller than zero. Filipino American and Issaquah resident Maureen Francisco wrote an article about being that petite called “Double Zero: Pick on Someone Your

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Historic Bills, Expanding LGBT Rights and Resources, Become Law

Historic Bills, Expanding LGBT Rights and Resources, Become Law

The International Examiner January 6, 2010 Comments Off on Historic Bills, Expanding LGBT Rights and Resources, Become Law

On January 1, three new pieces of legislation expanding rights and resources for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community went into effect in California. Among the new laws, each sponsored by Equality

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County Council Adopts Juvenile Court Facilities Plan

County Council Adopts Juvenile Court Facilities Plan

The International Examiner January 6, 2010 Comments Off on County Council Adopts Juvenile Court Facilities Plan

King County moved a step closer toward the construction of a new juvenile youth facility with an adoption by the Metropolitan King County Council of a motion accepting the Superior Court targeted Juvenile and

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New Board Members Sought for Immigrant and Refugee Advisory Board

New Board Members Sought for Immigrant and Refugee Advisory Board

The International Examiner January 6, 2010 1

Mayor Greg Nickels and the Seattle City Council are seeking candidates to fill three vacancies on the Seattle Immigrant and Refugee Advisory Board. Called for in Nickels’ Immigrant and Refugee Report and Action Plan,

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Students Stranded in Beijing get No Answers from Seattle-Based Program

Students Stranded in Beijing get No Answers from Seattle-Based Program

The International Examiner January 6, 2010 Comments Off on Students Stranded in Beijing get No Answers from Seattle-Based Program

When a Seattle-based Chinese language program in Beijing suddenly canceled classes and shut down, more than a dozen students were left stranded, though they had prepaid their tuition and housing, reported the Seattle Times.

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Ethnic Media to U.S. Census: Show Us the Marketing Money

Ethnic Media to U.S. Census: Show Us the Marketing Money

Associated Press December 22, 2009 Comments Off on Ethnic Media to U.S. Census: Show Us the Marketing Money

SEATTLE – Local ethnic media and representatives from the Census Bureau gathered in the Emerald City on December 8 to discuss the sector’s role in outreach to diverse communities about the 2010 Census. At

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Pioneer Square Landmark Moves to Capitol Hill

Pioneer Square Landmark Moves to Capitol Hill

The International Examiner December 16, 2009 Comments Off on Pioneer Square Landmark Moves to Capitol Hill

The landmark bookstore in Pioneer Square will be moving to a new location on Capitol Hill this spring. The Elliot Bay Book Company, which has called Pioneer Square home for 36 years, drives traffic

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