They deported him against the law, by joining 2 entirley separate misdemeanor offenses to create a single offense and use this as "an offense relating to"... § 101(a)(43)(R) of the Act, 8 USC § 1101(a)(43)(R), which requires minimum 1 year imprisonment.
According to the 1-page sentence document, it provides a recommended sentence for each offense as "0 to 11 and half" months. At the bottom of the document, however, it states "total confinement" 23 months, which was served as probation.
He was a legal permanent resident and has no felony conviction on his record. The government purposely avoided discussion in the entire deportation process, they appearantly knew he was not deportable but wanted to deported him anyway. The 2 offenses they used against him are actually "summary offenses".
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