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Asylum Cases From Mexico Doubled Last Year

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KPBS -- The number of Mexicans asking for political asylum in the U.S. has nearly doubled in the last year, as drug violence continues affecting the country. But the number of people granted asylum remains small.

David Shirk directs the Trans-Border Institute at the University of San Diego and has served as an expert witness for asylum cases from Mexico. (Full Story

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