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July 3, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Backpacker jailed in Tacoma for missing travel visa deadline

The Associated Press TACOMA, Wash. — A man from Uruguay who spent six months backpacking around the United States is jailed for over-extending his visit by 30 minutes. Diego Simonassi was trying to enter Canada on his last day on June 14 when he was turned back at the Peace Arch crossing because he didn’t have a…

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May 15, 2014 at 11:10 AM

Paroled Wah Mee Massacre participant deported to Hong Kong

Wai Chiu “Tony” Ng, who 31 years ago participated in the worst mass killing in Seattle history, has been deported to Hong Kong following his parole from prison, according to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. Ng came to the U.S. in 1970 from Hong Kong to find work and eventually fell in with…

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