Immigrant at center of ‘DeJuan’s Story’ deported
A picture of DeJuan Callender shows him stepping off a plane in Barbados Wednesday night.
The Westchester father spoke with News 12 last year behind bars at the Orange County Jail, expressing his frustration of being detained even after receiving a pardon from the New York governor.
Callender was arrested by immigration officials more than a decade after committing two non-violent crimes back in 2005.
He arrived to New York from Barbados when he was 5. He leaves behind a wife and a young son.
His wife is vowing to appeal the decision