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Sat Dec 15, 2018, 01:45 AM

Weekend Read: He said he'd be murdered if deported. He was.

Weekend Read: He said he'd be murdered if deported. He was.
December 15, 2018

Nearly a year after a judge rejected Santos Chirino’s case for asylum, his 18-year-old daughter and 19-year-old son returned to the very same courtroom to plead their own.

“Your honor, this is a difficult case,” their father’s lawyer, Benjamin Osorio, told Judge John Bryant. “I represented their father, Santos Chirino Cruz. … I lost the case in this courtroom. ... He was murdered in April.”

As Maria Sacchetti described for TheWashington Post, “Osorio paused, and the judge blanched and stammered.”

“You said their father’s case — did I understand I heard [it]?” Bryant asked, eyes wide.

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https://www.splcenter.org/news/2018/12/15/weekend-read-he-said-hed-be-murdered-if-deported-he-was

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Sat Dec 15, 2018, 11:18 AM

1. Chilling story

SPLC is one of the handful of groups I contribute to every year. They do some very good work.

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