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Port of Seattle expands its efforts to support Immigrants and Refugees

Port of Seattle expands its efforts to support Immigrants and Refugees

In celebration of National Citizenship Day, the Port of Seattle this week announced new partnerships with One America and World Relief to support local immigrant and refugee populations travelling through... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Speaking a Positive Message: Burien Welcomes Immigrants & Refugees’

LETTER: ‘Speaking a Positive Message: Burien Welcomes Immigrants & Refugees’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Speaking a Positive Message: “Burien... [Read more]

118 ‘Love Letters to Immigrants’ written so far; you can still help

118 ‘Love Letters to Immigrants’ written so far; you can still help

As of Wednesday (Nov. 1) 118 “Love Letters to Immigrants” (with more on the way) have been written, intended to be sent/given to immigrants who live in Burien who may feel in danger due to a... [Read more]

LETTER: Respect Washington offers explanation about their Letter/Crime List

LETTER: Respect Washington offers explanation about their Letter/Crime List

[EDITOR’S NOTE: On Wednesday, Nov. 1, Respect Washington emailed the following statement to The B-Town Blog about their recent controversial letter and crime list/map, which was sent out to over... [Read more]

City of Burien issues statement about recent hate mail from Respect, WA

City of Burien issues statement about recent hate mail from Respect, WA

The City of Burien on Friday (Oct. 27) issued a statement that appears to be inspired by a direct mail letter sent out by Respect, WA, which targets “undocumented immigrants” it claims are... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help write ‘Love Letters for Targeted Immigrants’

Volunteers needed to help write ‘Love Letters for Targeted Immigrants’

Volunteers are needed to help write ‘Love Letters for Target Immigrants’: This week the anti-immigrant group Respect Washington circulated a direct mail letter that included addresses of undocumented... [Read more]

Restaurants in Burien go dark in solidarity with ‘Day Without Immigrants’

Restaurants in Burien go dark in solidarity with ‘Day Without Immigrants’

On Thursday, Feb. 16, you may have noticed that your favorite Mexican – or minority owned – restaurant(s) in Burien were closed, making it tough to get your favorite authentic taco or burrito. That’s... [Read more]