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Court: Trans Asylum Seeker is not the same as gay, she may stay

Court: Trans Asylum Seeker is not the same as gay, she may stay

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overruled a Board of Immigration appeals board granting transgender woman Edin Carey Avendano-Hernandez special status Thursday. The three justices ruled that the dangers that transgender asylum seekers from Mexico face if forced to return places them at extraordinary risk. Source Raw Story In granting Edin Carey Avendano-Hernandez the right to remain […]