California governor pardons formerly incarcerated firefighters
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Bounchan Keola and Kao Saelee were facing deportation to Laos after spending decades in prison for teenage convictions

California’s governor has issued pardons to two formerly incarcerated firefighters who had been threatened with deportation to Laos after spending most of their lives in the US.

Gavin Newsom on Friday announced the pardons for Bounchan Keola, 39, and Kao Saelee, 41, who were both sent to US immigration authorities last year after spending decades in prison for teenage...

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