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.
City of Seattle departments joined with local service providers on Friday, January 20th 2017 to present Seattle United For Immigrant And Refugee Families at Seattle Center’s McCaw Hall. The daylong program brought together 750 volunteers and well over 100 community members to discuss the path to citizenship and protection of individual rights. Listen in on some key moments of the event, including the Colectiva Workshop, a segment geared towards legal advice for undocumented citizens that was hosted at this event event.