Court Curbs Deportations Of Battered Women

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http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2001761870_domviolence09m.html http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/ca9/newopinions.nsf/FE9F1815D464382788256DB7007B0E19/$file/0270988.pdf?openelement Laura Luis Hernandez fled Mexico to escape an abusive husband. She later returned but the violence continued, the Seattle Times reports. She left Mexico a second time, living in Seattle for years without legal immigration status. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled this week that women . . .

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