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3 Iraqi Refugees Fleeing Violence Languish In A Federal Lockup

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PEARSALL, Texas -- One fled the Iraqi city of Irbil when militant Islamists threatened his life for befriending local Christians. Another bolted from Kirkuk after the murder of his father and kidnapping of a brother for past ties to Saddam Hussein's government. A third took flight after angering extremists by resisting a local cleric's call to jihad.

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