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.
Candidates Pramila Jayapal and Brady Pinero Walkinshaw: U.S. House of Representatives, 7th District
Washington State Senator Pramila Jayapal and State Representative Brady Piñero Walkinshaw are running to represent our state’s 7th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The 7th district includes most of Seattle, and extends north to Shoreline and Edmonds, and south to Burien, Normandy Park, and Vashon Island. Both candidates are running on the Democratic ticket with progressive platforms. KBCS News Director Yuko Kodama interviewed both candidates about their position on some key issues in this election.
The producers were Angie Voyles Askham and Jennie Cecil Moore.
photos by Al Garman