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Genital Mutilation Can Be Grounds for Asylum Status

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Genital Mutilation Can Be Grounds for Asylum Status

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Genital Mutilation Can Be Grounds for Asylum Status

Genital Mutilation Can Be Grounds for Asylum Status

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An appeals court ruling in favor of a young Somali woman says that a history of genital mutilation makes a woman automatically eligible for asylum in the U.S.

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