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Associated Press
November 23, 2010

Juarez police officer seeks asylum in Texas

Asylum applications from Mexicans before immigration judges jumped to nearly 3,800 in fiscal year 2010, up about 35 percent from a year earlier and the highest level in five years. But less than 2 percent of those who applied in2010 were ultimately granted asylum, according to information obtained through Freedom of Information Act requests by Syracuse University's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse.

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