California governor pardons 3 convicted immigrants to help block deportations
by KhmerLife on Oct 22, 2019
The three men — originally from El Salvador, Iran�and Cambodia — broke the law as teens or young adults, served their sentences and have taken steps�to rehabilitate themselves, the governor's office said.
But Newsom's pardons do not completely shield the men from deportation. The move instead erases the mens’ criminal records to prevent past offenses from being considered in their deportation cases. All three men live in Los Angeles County and were brought to the U.S. legally as children, the governor's office said.
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