Yes, Hatice Cengiz, the widow of murdered Saudi Arabian dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has been granted political asylum in the United States. Cengiz, who is a Turkish national, applied for asylum after her husband’s murder in October 2018. She was granted asylum in the US earlier this year after receiving backing from both US senators and members of Congress. In a statement released upon news of her asylum status, Cengiz stated that she “would like to thank the United States of America for granting me political asylum. It is a country I have long looked up to, and a place I believe in.” Cengiz is currently living in Virginia.