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Immigration Law

No Indictments in Texas 'Rain of Death' Helicopter Shooting

"A grand jury has declined to indict a Texas trooper who fired from a helicopter at a fleeing pickup near the Mexican border last year, killing two Guatemalan immigrants and sparking controversy.  The killings led the Texas Department of Public Safety to bar troopers from shooting at suspects from the sky unless their aircraft is fired upon." - L.A. Times, Sept. 11, 2013.  [Déjà vu all over again...there were no indictments in the 1997 shooting death of U.S. citizen Esequiel Hernández, Jr. at the hands of U.S. Marines.]