(The Blaze) An executive action taken by the Obama administration to delay the deportation of illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children was not supposed to extend to anyone convicted of a felony. Nevertheless, it will extend to a 19-year-old woman convicted of a felony hit-and-run killing of two young girls in Oregon.
Cinthya Garcia-Cisneros was convicted in January in the deaths of stepsisters Abigail Robinson, 11, and Anna Dieter-Eckerdt, 6, in October 2013, after she drove over a pile of leaves the two girls were playing in. Though hitting the girls was accidental, Garcia-Cisneros and her boyfriend tried to cover up the incident, which occurred in Forest Grove, Oregon, near Portland.
Garcia-Cisneros received three years’ probation and 250 hours of community service for not coming forward, but was being held at the ICE Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington, pending a deportation hearing.
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