Sgt. Tahmooressi with his mother.
Update: Since this was posted, Mr. Obama has responded to the petition. He made it clear he will do nothing more than make sure Sgt. Tahmooressi is kept safe in his cell as the case grinds its way through the Mexican court system.
Sgt. Tahmooressi might be released. He is awaiting a possible release based on humanitarian grounds. Sgt. Tahmooressi has PTSD. It’s been more than three weeks since that possible breakthrough has been announced.
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The State Department issued a statement that John Kerry did raise the case while in Mexico. We need to keep the pressure on.
We need the president to respond to the dire situation of the falsely imprisoned soldier, who is facing 6 to 24 years in a Mexican prison for making a wrong turn and accidentally ending up in Mexico.
Greta Van Susteren did an excellent job of explaining how easy it is to get lost at the border:
Sgt. Tahmooressi’s mother appeals to the public:
Ambassador Bolton told Great Van Susteren that the State Department has to follow through now that they’ve owned up to discussing it in Mexico: