Recently the handling of civil immigration detainers by local law departments has been heavily scrutinized.
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On 12/15/09, Senator Leahy praised the grant of asylum to Rody Alvarado, whose asylum claim was based on previous sexual and domestic violence. Persecution of this type had not previously been recognized as a basis for refugee or asylum protection.
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