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- A migrant who was denied asylum in the United States and deported back to Honduras was soon killed by the gang violence he feared, the Washington Post reported.
- The judge who denied Santos Chirino asylum once wrote in a USA Today op-ed that he faced “gut-wrenching” decisions in the asylum cases he oversees, and that he prayed he hadn’t denied asylum to someone who faced genuine danger.
- After Chirino’s death, the lawyer who represented him sent a letter to the judge, saying his client had been “telling the truth.”
A migrant who sought asylum in the United States, but was denied and deported back to Honduras in 2016, soon met the violent death he had feared, according to the Washington Post.
Santos Chirino was reportedly killed in Honduras in April 2017, less than one year after being deported from the United States.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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