Concerns Raised on Immigration Bill and Asylum Seekers

EL PASO — Christian Chaidez didn’t mince words Tuesday as he sat with his mother and attorney in a law office here, just a few miles from Chaidez’s native Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.

“I want to thank [U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement] and the judge that made the decision to let me stay here in the United States,” he said. “If it wasn’t for them, I don’t know what would become of my life.”

Chaidez, 30, fled to the U.S. in 2011. He and his mother are two of the last of their family members ...

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