ReWA Annual Gala

Western Washington residents, I would like to invite you all to attend the Annual Gala for ReWA on September 14th at 5PM at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall at Seattle Center. There will be international food and entertainment. Ticket proceeds go to ReWA’s programs for Refugees. ReWA (formerly Refugee Women’s Alliance and Southeast Asian Women’s Alliance) was founded

International Law and the Detention of Refugees (Asylum Seekers)

The following is an excerpt from the section I wrote for the One America/Seattle University 2008 Report : Voices from Detention: A Report on Human Rights Violations at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, WA. Nations have recognized that there are certain communities and groups of people who are the most vulnerable and require further protections. Refugees and