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°F Slightly cooler today with showers possible this afternoon. Hear what this means for four very different New Yorkers.

Liz Jones

KUOW Reporter

Liz Jones appears in the following:

With Religious Services, Immigrant Detainees Find 'Calmness'

Monday, July 27, 2015

In-house chaplains have helped detainees cope with daily frustration, even reducing violence in detention centers. But meeting the spiritual needs of people from all over the world is a challenge.

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Washington Berry Pickers Push For Elusive Union Contract

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Only about 2 percent of farm workers in the county are part of a union, and few have successfully negotiated contracts with farms. Workers at the Sakuma Brothers Farm are trying for both.

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Earthquake Jolts Seattle's Nepalese-American Community Into Action

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The city boasts one of the largest Nepalese communities. In the aftermath of the disaster, they've organized prayer vigils, collected money for relief efforts and sent medical personnel to the region.

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More Indians Who Moved To The U.S. Decide To Return Home

Friday, March 13, 2015

Indians are the 3rd largest immigrant group in the U.S. Decades ago, when immigrants moved here from India, they used to ask each other: "Why would you ever go back?" But now, many are heading back.

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When Tech Workers Arrive On Visa, What About Their Spouses?

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

This week, spouses of high-tech foreign workers got some good news. The federal government will begin offering them work permits.

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Released From North Korea, Kenneth Bae Reunites With Family

Monday, November 10, 2014

Kenneth Bae, one of two American captives released from a North Korea prison over the weekend, is back home in Washington state as his family and community celebrate his return.

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U.S. Family Of Ill Prisoner Wants North Korea To Release Him

Monday, August 19, 2013

American citizen Kenneth Bae has spent nearly 10 months imprisoned in North Korea. That's longer than any other American held there in recent years. Bae was recently moved to a hospital for ailments related to diabetes, an enlarged heart and liver problems. Bae's family says the situation is more urgent than ever.

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After Immigration Bust, Herb Grower Tries A New Path

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

One of the nation's largest herb producers once relied heavily on undocumented labor, but has learned some hard lessons since an immigration crackdown. He says transitioning to a legal workforce was well worth it, but that navigating a cumbersome foreign worker program has been challenging.

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