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  • First Israeli Arab Wins Asylum in U.S.

    By Tom Tugend

    July 24, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    An Israeli Arab is eligible for asylum in the United States based on a long history of persecution in Israel, a U.S. appeals court in San Francisco ruled on July 11.

    The unanimous decision by a three-judge panel spells apparent success for an 11-year legal fight by Abrahim Baballah,...