Border agents convicted in shooting released
By Ramon Bracamontes
El Paso Times
Border agents' sentences commuted but convictions stand
Bush commutes sentences of two former border agents
EL PASO, Texas — Former U.S. border patrol agents Ignacio Ramos and Jose Compean were released from prison Tuesday, but will remain in a community confinement program until March 20, U.S. Bureau of Prison officials said.
The two agents had been in prison since 2007. President George W. Bush commuted their sentences before he left office.
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