audio by guest ademir olguin
TEXAS EDITION – CRIMINAL OR SCAPEGOAT? The Mexican driver charged with negligent homicide in the deaths of 23 retirement home patients evacuated from Hurricane Rita, is expected to be released after a Grand Jury declined to indict him. The passengers died after the bus caught fire and exploded. Family members charge that the undocumented immigrant is now being made a scapegoat in this disaster-related tragedy. The Mexican government took Robles' legal defense and a representative comments on the story.
Guest: Ademir Olguin, press attache, Mexican Consulate, Houston, TX.
TRIAL AGAINST HUMANITARIANS. Humanitarian aid groups are urging federal authorities to drop charges of transporting undocumented immigrants against two college students. Shanti Sellz and Daniel Strauss were arrested on July while taking to emergency care in Tucson three Mexican undocumented immigrants who had been lost in the desert. Advocates say the government is penalizing life-saving Good Samaritan work.
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