July 24, 2018 - 12:37 am
What is asylum status, the process for applying for asylum, and what are the chances of attaining it? Maggie Cheng, a Northwest Immigrant Rights Project staff attorney, speaks with KBCS’s Yuko Kodama about what it’s like to seek asylum status in the United States today.
Part 1: Cheng describes current trends in processing asylum today.
Part 2: Cheng responds to some common misconceptions about asylum status seekers.
Producer Yuko Kodama and Ruth Bly
Photo by Takver
- #SEAHomeless: Homeless Encampment Sweep
- Nature: Rodents