Two former U.S. Border Patrol agents -- whose cases became flashpoints in the controversy over border security -- were released early from prison Tuesday, one of their attorneys and a congressman said.
On his final full day in office, President Bush issued commutations for two former U.S. Border Patrol agents convicted in 2006 of shooting and wounding an unarmed illegal immigrant -- suspected of drug smuggling at the time -- and then covering it up.
Here are some facts from tonight's broadcast that you might find interesting. Co-sponsors of HR 563, Rep. Duncan Hunter's (R-California) bill to pardon former Border Patrol Agents Ignacio Ramos and Jose Compean: 100 (plus Hunter). Republicans: 96 Democrats: 4
The world is upside down. A posse of Republican lawmakers who, when opposing amnesty for illegal immigrants, like to talk about how rules must be followed and how we shouldn't reward lawbreakers. They're now demanding that a pair of convicted felons be rewarded with a presidential pardon.