Facing deportation, Cambodian refugee who killed as 14-year-old seeks pardon

A governor's pardon doesn't automatically stop deportation proceedings, but it eliminates the convictions on which authorities based their deportation.

Sacramento, Calif. — By his own account, Borey Ai was a 14-year-old gangster when he killed a woman during a robbery that netted about $300.

He spent 19 years in prison before parole officials decided he had turned his life around. He walked out of San Quentin prison in November 2016 and into the custody of waiting federal immigration agents.

Read the full story: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/facing-deportation-cambodian-refugee-who-killed-14-year-old-seeks-n924386

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