SEATTLE – Council unanimously approved legislation today, which calls on several City departments to investigate options that would allow Seattle residents to continue servicing remittances to Somalia.Due to federal government action in February, the Merchants Bank of California closed the accounts of all Somali-American Money Transfer Operators due to issues surrounding federal money laundering and [...]
SEATTLE (May 7, 2015) – Today Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement after the Seattle Department of Planning and Development issued the Final Environmental Impact Statement for a new arena in SODO: “The SODO arena project has just passed another major milestone. The City has met its commitment to complete the EIS process. No major findings stand in [...]
by Matthew R. Drayton During the past few months, there has been numerous incidents— some tragic—where police officers were accused of brutality and abuse of power
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Mohamed A. Ali, MSc., MPH & Farah B. Mohamed, MPH, MSW candidate Devastating! The lives of the Somali children and women are disproportionately at stake after Merchant Bank of California, the last bank to facilitate money remittances to Somalia, closed the accounts of Hawala companies on February 6, 2015.
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