Mexican National Set for Execution in Texas Despite Obama's Pleas for Delay

Lawyers for the Obama administration are taking the unusual step of asking the Supreme Court to delay the execution scheduled for Thursday of a Mexican national who is on death row in Texas. Humberto Leal, who has lived in the United States since he was 2 years old, is set to be executed for the 1994 kidnapping, rape and murder of Adria Sauceda, a 16-year-old girl. But Leal's case has been complicated by the fact that he and other Mexican nationals on death row across the country were never...Full Story
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