Tukwila School District hosts Immigration Rights Workshop

  • Friday, February 3, 2017 4:30pm
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The Tukwila School District hosts a free Immigration Rights Workshop at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8.

The workshop, which will be at Showalter Middle School, 4648 S. 144th St., will include information from school and city leaders and local police and resource tables staffed by representatives from local immigrant-rights group, as well a presentation on immigrant rights and individual counseling sessions with immigration attorneys.

Immigrants, refugees, supporters and advocates are invited to attend.

Free child care and interpreters will be provided, and a pray space will also be available.


• 5 p.m., resource fair

• 5:30-7:30 p.m., program

• 7:30-8:30 p.m., individual sessions with attorneys (first to sign up, first served)

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