Aug 26, 2011
Collateral Damage: Mexico’s Drug War Refugees Rarely Secure Asylum In United States
Another look at the asylum situation
Latin American News Dispatch: "Asylum advocates contend the U.S. government avoids approving Mexican asylum cases for political reasons. “The U.S. government is reluctant to grant political asylum to Mexican applicants because doing so means recognizing that aid from Washington is financing military abuses against the Mexican civilian population,” said Carlos Spector, an immigration attorney in El Paso, Texas."