Accessibility links

Breaking News

One US Immigrant's Long Road to Asylum


One US Immigrant's Long Road to Asylum
please wait
Embed

No media source currently available

0:00 0:02:20 0:00

People who make asylum claims after coming to the U.S. illegally are much more likely to be turned down than granted asylum. Out of 120,094 asylum claims by illegal entrants in 2017, only 6,995 were granted, according to the Justice Department. Sergio, a 64-year-old man from Mexico, is one of the lucky ones. VOA's Mike O'Sullivan reports.

XS
SM
MD
LG