There is more to Alan Prendergast's "Welcome to America" story that needs to be covered. Frankly, Moises Carranza-Reyes should be deported to Mexico -- let that country's health-care system pay for what he needs! He is not a citizen and shouldn't be allowed tax-paid attorneys to defend him! Let the Mexican Consulate pay for an attorney for him!
Diane Workman Thornton
The big chill:I was chilled to read the reactions of two of your readers to the story of Moises Carranza-Reyes.
Part of a George Bernard Shaw quote goes like this: "...I do not believe there is a man or woman on Earth who cannot [in some case or other] advocate ruthless persecution."
To me, the two letters sadly seem to offer supporting evidence.