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Obama told Ethiopia's leaders on Monday that allowing more political freedoms would strengthen the African nation.

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In a continuation of the thawing of relations between the U.S. and Cuba, President Barack Obama announced a U.S. Embassy will open in Havana.

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Seattle Ethiopians hope that the upcoming Obama visit to Ethiopia will help U.S. residents see a different side to the nation.

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With popular media influencing U.S. perceptions of El Salvador, it's easy to forget the progressive democratic changes that are underway.

Seattleites joined Mayor Murray, Rep. Adam Smith and immigrant rights advocates at a rally outside the Federal Building Thursday, heralding Obama's executive action and demanding further steps toward immigration reform. (Photo by Alex Garland)

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House Republicans passed a bill linking Department of Homeland Security funding with moves to undo President Barack Obama's immigration policies.

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Three years ago, I left my life in rural Malawi — and 15 bouts of malaria — to return to the states with my son.

The turnout at Highline College at an informational event earlier this month. (Photo courtesy of NWIRP)

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“These work permits have an expiration date to them,” said Corona, who also heads the Washington Dream Act Coalition. “It's an obvious and clear thing for an employer who may start questioning the longevity of someone they are about to make an major investment in.”

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The United States and Cuba will seek to re-establish diplomatic relations, according to a statement released by the White House Wednesday morning.

Seattleites joined Mayor Murray, Rep. Adam Smith and immigrant rights advocates at a rally outside the Federal Building Thursday, heralding Obama's executive action and demanding further steps toward immigration reform. (Photo by Alex Garland)

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Despite warnings from Republicans, the president took unilateral action Thursday that shields millions from deportation.

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Longer visa validity will mean a big break for Chinese students, and more Chinese visitors to Seattle.

The boy who painted this visual story dreamed of a world where impoverished ethnic Burmese villagers were considered as worthy of human rights as wealthy city dwellers. (Image courtesy of Erika Berg)

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By 2009, Burma became our state's largest refugee community.

An international visitor arriving at Washington Dulles Airport is fingerprinted as part of a system to track undocumented immigrants and prevent visa overstays. (Photo by Dept. of Homeland Security)

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Can unused visas from the 1990's be used to ease the immigration backlog.

From left to right, Laune Torres, Rosie Dino, Elaine and Jill Mangiliman read a letter aloud to Jennifer Laude in mourning, authored by Katrina Pestano.

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Activists gathered Sunday in a vigil for a trans woman in the Philippines who was allegedly murdered by a U.S. marine stationed there.

President Obama delivers a speech from the White House announcing an expanded military campaign against ISIS.

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What are people in the Middle East saying about Obama's ISIS speech?

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Preparations are underway for local organizations to provide support for the 600 minors who may arrive in Washington in coming weeks.

Gary Locke returns to Seattle after serving as the U.S. ambassador to China from 2011 to 2014. (Photo by Linda Cotton)

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Gary Locke's work and life have transcended the very binaries of "white" and "yellow" that trap the public into believing one cohesive, authentic identity is impossible.

“Lay down your arms; fight with the pen” in northern Afghanistan. (Photo by Dean Chahim)

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“Lay down your arms, fight with the pen.” Take a lesson from Afghanistan: the only way to end the bloodshed in Syria is to stop...

A child surveys the damage to his family's house in Idlib, Syria after it was bombed by Assad warpalnes (Photo from Freedom House via Flickr)

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In his effort to appear strong and decisive on Syria, President Obama is missing a great opportunity. Update: President Obama announced in a speech Saturday that he...

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_u1nuTSfqbc] President Obama just wrapped up a major national security speech, defending drone policy but rejecting the notion of a "boundless global war on...

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The five paragraphs President Obama devoted to the issue of immigration in his State of the Union speech Tuesday did not impress a OneAmerica...

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Study abroad is a defining experience for many high school and college students. But often the students who have access to those programs are...