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Trial Set for 1 of 3 Asylum-Seeking Afghan Soldiers

The deportation trial for one of three Afghan soldiers who fled a training exercise in the United States to seek asylum has been scheduled for December 9. An immigration judge in New York Wednesday set bond at $25,000 for Major Jan Arash. His lawyer said the major will not immediately be released because the amount is "extraordinarily high'' for a non-criminal immigration case. Arash, Captain Noorullah Aminyar and Captain Mohammed Nasir Askarzada have been held in an...

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