Monday, January 19, 2009

Bush Pardons Two Border Guards

Thank God, outgoing President Bush has finally pardoned two former US Border guards. Ignacio Ramos and Jose Compean. As recently as last November, Bush refused to pardon them, but on this - his last day to make pardons - he has finally shown mercy. In his final acts of clemency, President George W. Bush on Monday commuted the prison sentences of two former U.S. Border Patrol agents whose convictions for shooting a Mexican drug dealer ignited fierce debate about illegal immigration. FULL STORY... RELATED: ImmigrationProf Blog: Report: Bush Refuses to Pardon Jose Compean and Ignacio Ramos... Border agents plead for 'Christmas pardon' (2006) FREE "NACHO RAMOS" OFFICIAL SITE Last day for Bush to issue pardons, commutations Who Will George Bush Pardon Today? Subscribe to Chicago News Bench