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25 Years Ago Today, U.S. Marines Shot and Killed This U.S. Citizen on American Soil
Posted on 18 May 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Every year around this time I remind readers: "In 1997, U.S. Marines patrolling the Texas-Mexican border as part of the war on drugs shot and killed Esequiel Hernández, Jr. Mistaken for a drug runner, the 18 year old was, in fact, a U.S. citizen... Read More

U.S. Marines Made "Major Money" Smuggling Immigrants Across Border
Posted on 16 Feb 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Emily Green, Vice, Feb. 15, 2022 "Byron Law knew what he was doing was illegal. But the money was too good to pass up. On the morning of July 3, 2019, the 20-year-old and his friend headed out for another run in Law’s black BMW, eager to... Read More

Remembering Esequiel Hernández, Jr. - 25 Years Ago, U.S. Marines Shot and Killed This U.S. Citizen on American Soil
Posted on 20 May 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Every year around this time I remind readers: "In 1997, U.S. Marines patrolling the Texas-Mexican border as part of the war on drugs shot and killed Esequiel Hernández, Jr. Mistaken for a drug runner, the 18 year old was, in fact, a U.S. citizen... Read More

Remembering Esequiel Hernández, Jr. - 22 Years Ago, U.S. Marines Shot and Killed This U.S. Citizen on American Soil
Posted on 28 May 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Every year around this time I remind readers: "In 1997, U.S. Marines patrolling the Texas-Mexican border as part of the war on drugs shot and killed Esequiel Hernández, Jr. Mistaken for a drug runner, the 18 year old was, in fact, a U.S. citizen... Read More

20 Years Ago, U.S. Marines Shot and Killed This U.S. Citizen on American Soil - Remembering Esequiel Hernández, Jr.
Posted on 20 May 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Every year around this time I remind readers: "In 1997, U.S. Marines patrolling the Texas-Mexican border as part of the war on drugs shot and killed Esequiel Hernández, Jr. Mistaken for a drug runner, the 18 year old was, in fact, a U.S. citizen... Read More

18 Years Ago Today, U.S. Marines Shot and Killed a U.S. Citizen on American Soil
Posted on 20 May 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Every year on or about May 20th I remind readers: "In 1997, U.S. Marines patrolling the Texas-Mexican border as part of the war on drugs shot and killed Esequiel Hernández, Jr. Mistaken for a drug runner, the 18 year old was, in fact, a U... Read More

Remembering Esequiel Hernández, Jr. - 19 Years Ago, U.S. Marines Shot and Killed This U.S. Citizen on American Soil
Posted on 30 May 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Every year around this time I remind readers: "In 1997, U.S. Marines patrolling the Texas-Mexican border as part of the war on drugs shot and killed Esequiel Hernández, Jr. Mistaken for a drug runner, the 18 year old was, in fact, a U.S. citizen... Read More

Esequiel Hernández, Jr. - 15 years later
Posted on 28 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Every year on or about May 20th I remind readers: "In 1997, U.S. Marines patrolling the Texas-Mexican border as part of the war on drugs shot and killed Esequiel Hernández, Jr. Mistaken for a drug runner, the 18 year old was, in fact... Read More

Smart Lawyering Moves Marine Veteran from Potential Deportee to U.S. Citizen Column
Posted on 27 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A young man who grew up in Lake County [Cal.] and faced a deportation battle last year celebrated becoming a United States citizen on Friday. Carlos Solorzano took the oath of citizenship in US District Court in Anchorage, Alaska. Solorzano's... Read More

Immigrant Troops to Get U.S. Citizenship at White House
Posted on 4 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"When Oscar Vanegas Gonzalez gets his U.S. citizenship today at a ceremony hosted by President Barack Obama, the accomplishment will reflect the complexities of U.S. immigration policy. While the Obama administration is now working to stop Central... Read More

18 Years Ago Today, U.S. Marines Shot and Killed a U.S. Citizen on American Soil
Posted on 20 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Every year on or about May 20th I remind readers: "In 1997, U.S. Marines patrolling the Texas-Mexican border as part of the war on drugs shot and killed Esequiel Hernández, Jr. Mistaken for a drug runner, the 18 year old was, in fact, a U... Read More

Americans with Undocumented Family Members May Not Enlist in Navy, Marines
Posted on 12 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Navy - "Applicants with foreign alien dependents residing in the United States illegally are not enlistment eligible until their dependents become properly admitted into the United States and obtain a social security card, or no longer reside unlawfully... Read More