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 standing. Ten of ...

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