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Asylum & Genital Mutilation

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Asylum & Genital Mutilation

Asylum & Genital Mutilation

Asylum & Genital Mutilation

Only Available in Archive Formats.

A Nigerian woman is fighting deportation, saying she needs to stay because of her 10-year-old daughter, who is an American citizen. The mother has overstayed her visa by more than a decade. She says she can't leave her daughter in the US, but she says in Nigeria, the girl would be subject to a painful procedure known as female genital mutilation. NPR's Barbara Bradley reports.