In this Tuesday, July 10, 2012 photo, a young boy examines his U.S. passport. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)

How an Accused Guatemalan War Criminal Won US, Canadian Citizenship

In May 1985, a Guatemalan Army lieutenant named Jorge Vinicio Sosa Orantes deserted, flew to San Francisco and requested political asylum, asserting that leftist guerrillas in his war-torn homeland were gunning for him. The 27-year-old officer described his combat exploits in his application for asylum. He said he had served as an instructor in the […]

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