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Mexican Journalist Says Politics Behind Asylum Delay

By Patricia Giovine EL PASO, Texas – Mexican journalist Emilio Gutierrez, who fled his homeland in 2008 with his teenage son after receiving death threats from the army, says the lengthy delay in his asylum hearings in the United States is due to the politically sensitive nature of his case. The hearings, which had been […]

Drugs Won the War

By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF (Op-Ed Columnist, published in the New York Times) June 13, 2009 This year marks the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s start of the war on drugs, and it now appears that drugs have won. “We’ve spent a trillion dollars prosecuting the war on drugs,” Norm Stamper, a former police chief […]