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BIA Grants Asylum to Mexican Journalist Emilio Gutiérrez Soto

September 14, 2023 (1 min read)

It took only fifteen years, but on Sept. 5, 2023 the BIA granted asylum to Mexican journalist Emilio Gutiérrez Soto.  Reporting by Uriel J. García here.  Media release by the National Press Club here.  Hats off to attorney Eduardo Beckett and amici!

"Emilio Gutierrez Soto in a photo taken on Sept. 13, 2023 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Guitierrez Soto was granted eligibility for asylum, 15 years after crossing into the United States seeking refuge. Credit: Photo by Lynette Clementson"