Rudy Blanco, second from left, is seen in this photo with his wife and grown children, including his daughter who serves in the United States Coast Guard. Blanco, who has lived in the U.S. since he was seven years old, faced immediate deportation over a 1998 drug conviction in which he pleaded no contest and served no jail or prison time.
Rudy Blanco, second from left, is seen in this photo with his wife and grown children, including his daughter who serves in the United States Coast Guard. Blanco, who has lived in the U.S. since he was seven years old, faced immediate deportation over a 1998 drug conviction in which he pleaded no contest and served no jail or prison time. www.change.org
Rudy Blanco, second from left, is seen in this photo with his wife and grown children, including his daughter who serves in the United States Coast Guard. Blanco, who has lived in the U.S. since he was seven years old, faced immediate deportation over a 1998 drug conviction in which he pleaded no contest and served no jail or prison time. www.change.org

A judge has canceled an immigrant’s drug conviction. It saved him from deportation

August 31, 2017 05:50 AM