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Murder trial that sparked immigration debate gets underway

In this July 7, 2015 file photo, Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, right, is led into the courtroom by San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, left, and Assistant District Attorney Diana Garciaor, center, for his arraignment at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco. A key phase of jury selection started Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in the trial of a Zarate, who had previously used the name Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, a man accused of fatally shooting a woman on a busy San Francisco pier, in a killing that set off a fierce national immigration debate.

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