On Thursday night, we look at a community hit hard by the coronavirus.

First, a backlog of naturalization applications has meant immigrants are waiting in limbo for months longer than in non-pandemic times. We heard from attorney Erin Fricker, a staff attorney with project Citizenship, about these circumstances.

Then, we heard early this year about Chelsea as it became a hotspot for the virus in the state. Five months later, the city is out of the headlines, but residents are still suffering. Gladys Vega, executive director of the Chelsea Collaborative, says it will take years for the city to fully recover.


Erin Fricker - 1:56
Gladys Vega - 13:46