2) http://www.latimes.com/news/local/orange/la-me-iranian4apr04,1,572774.story?coll=la%2Deditions%2Dorange (requires registration). Long story short, an Iranian man is in jail forever for an immigration problem and even the immigration people want him out, but the judge won't let an Iranian go. All resulted from a day trip to Canada while on vacation in 1993.
For shame. For shame. What country is this, anyway?