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Mon June 13, 2011
Asylum Granted For Mexican Human Rights Activist
By Monica Ortiz Uribe
El Paso, TX – The U.S. government has granted asylum to a Mexican human rights activist who claimed she was threatened by the Mexican military. From the Changing America Desk, Monica Ortiz Uribe reports the announcement was made during a bi-national peace march in El Paso.
Correction: Cirpriana Juarado lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico not El Paso, Texas as originally reported in this story.