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August 25, 2018

Harrowing escape, uncertain future for Honduran family now in Minnesota
By Chris Serres

Immigration advocates say the ruling will endanger tens of thousands of people seeking permanent entry into the U.S., and it comes as the Trump administration takes an increasingly hard line on asylum-seekers, making their slim chances of approval even more remote. Last year, 62 percent of those seeking asylum in the U.S. lost their cases, the fifth consecutive year that denial rates have increased, according to federal data. For migrants from Central America, the odds of winning asylum are even worse, with nearly 80 percent being denied entry last year.

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