Honduran woman escapes abuse, awaits asylum decision

Yessica Alvarado left her abusive ex­boyfriend, with whom she lived and had two children, in 2009 when the beatings became too much to endure. Later, after fleeing to Texas, her new boyfriend was brutally murdered. Currently awaiting the decision
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Yessica Alvarado left her abusive ex­boyfriend, with whom she lived and had two children, in 2009 when the beatings became too much to endure. Later, after fleeing to Texas, her new boyfriend was brutally murdered. Currently awaiting the decision

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