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Persecuted Immigrants Become U.S. Citizens in Dallas Ceremony

"A citizenship ceremony in the federal courthouse in Dallas on Thursday paid special homage to the “most vulnerable” newcomers to the United States — those granted asylum from persecution back in their native lands. Among them was Roseline Ngaaje, a teacher and women’s...

Asylum Requests From Mexico Triple, But Chances Aren't Good

"Bety, who asked for anonymity, is one of thousands of Mexicans displaced by Mexico’s drug-related violence. Enough Mexicans are now fleeing that they’ve become the second-largest nationality, after the Chinese, to seek U.S. asylum, according to the United Nations. Over a five-year period...

Dallas Volunteers Assist Central American Asylum Applicants

"Once a month, lawyers, translators, schoolteachers and other volunteers gather at a free legal clinic at Catholic Charities in northeast Dallas. They listen to horrific stories from children who crossed the Texas border in unprecedented numbers last year seeking refuge from gang violence in Central...