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Friday, February 22, 2013

German home-school parents appeal asylum ruling

Uwe Romeike, top left, and his wife Hannelore, second from right, teach their children at their home in Morristown, Tenn. The couple fled Germany with their five children over fears that they would lose custody for not sending the children to school, and are now asking a federal appeals court to grant them asylum in the U.S.