Last June, I blogged about the staggering difficulty that some Muslim converts to Christianity have in seeking asylum in the United States.
But here's some good news on that front: Hussein Wario, who came to Christ from a Muslim background, informed me today that recent court action will grant him a new hearing on his asylum application; and, that he is no longer in immediate danger of being deported back to Kenya.
Earlier today, he emailed me a press statement saying:
A year ago the Associated Press broke the news federal court of appeals had declined to overturn a lower court's decision to deny Hussein Wario—the author of Cracks in the Crescent—asylum and refused to reverse the order to send him back to Kenya where he fears persecution. He learned of the court's decision from the media. Since then, Wario filed a motion pro se to reopen his asylum case with the Board of Immigration Appeals and it has been granted.The decision in part reads: Considering the totality of circumstances presented ...1