Seattle could create its own legal defense fund for immigrants

Seattle officials may take their support for immigrants and refugees a step further. During a meeting Monday, City Councilmember Lorena González said local government needs to do more to help people facing uncertainty. González: “Particularly of interest to me is the establishment of a legal defense fund where we can allocate public monies to be able to assist families that might be separated as the results of harsh immigration enforcement under a Trump administration.”

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