Criminals do change and accept responsibility and get on with their life. I have - so boo effin whoo to you.
I was deported also and I clearly feel the plight of this individual. I was also a US veteran. I accept responsibility for my crimes (petty thefts with priors), but it is extremely hard not being able to see my children and grandchildren. Here is a snapshot of my life: https://www.facebook.com/notes/matt-mccullough/my-article-on-the-remarkable-life-of-the-enigmatic-rudi-richardson/328760153821222