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Controversial Blogger Jailed Twice in Singapore Granted Asylum in the U.S.

An 18-year-old blogger from Singapore who was jailed twice for voicing out his opinion online has been officially granted asylum in the United States.

U.S. border control officers have initially stopped Amos Yee from entering the country upon the discovery that he was trying to seek asylum after being jailed in Singapore for his political opinions, SCMP reports.