In this episode of #ImmigrationWithTahmina on Desi1250am radio, I talk with the Deputy Mayor of Seattle Hyeok Kim. She discusses the reasons immigration is important to the City of Seattle and the current Administration, the current programs of the City for immigrants and refugees and the upcoming Flag Day to be held on June 14th where 20 Seattle residents will become US citizens. Hope you enjoy learning valuable information about the City of Seattle’s commendable efforts to help immigrants refugees.
Earlier today, the City issued a press release with the following information, in case anyone is interested in attending:
“SEATTLE – On Tuesday, June 14, the City of Seattle and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) present a naturalization ceremony at City Hall to commemorate Flag Day. Twenty people will become new Americans, originally from Canada, Finland, India, Iraq, Jamaica, Mexico, Philippines, Romania, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam.
Deputy Mayor Hyeok Kim will be the featured keynote speaker. In addition, attendees will hear fifth-graders reading their winning essays on the topic “Why I’m Glad America is a Nation of Immigrants.” The students participated in the annual Celebrate America Creative Writing Contest sponsored by the American Immigration Council.
WHO: Deputy Mayor Hyeok Kim; Councilmember Lorena Gonzalez; USCIS District Director Anne Corsano
WHEN: Tuesday, June 14 at 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Seattle City Hall, Bertha Knight Landes Room, 600 Fourth Ave, Seattle 98104″
Hope you enjoy the show!