by: Tom Jones Updated:
MARIETTA, Ga.,None - Families of
three teens killed by a drunk driving illegal immigrant are mounting a campaign to keep him from being paroled and deported.
They're also not happy he could be released after serving less than a third of his sentence.
"He served just a little over 10 years. That's not very long for killing
Bourgeois is furious that the illegal immigrant who
The Pardons and Parole Board has set a July 2012 tentative parole release date for Montelongo-Sanchez. He would have only served 12 years of a
"We have laws for a reason and he broke several of them and killed
The families are also upset that Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans to deport Montelongo-Sanchez if the board releases him.
"You know it's a happy day for him. He gets right out of prison and goes
The parole board told Channel 2's Tom Jones Montelongo-Sanchez is eligible for parole because of a law that requires any inmate sentenced to 21 or more years to be eligible for parole after serving
The victims' families have set up Facebook pages urging people to contact the Parole Board and voice their concerns about Montelongo-Sanchez's possible release.
"I don't see it as justice. No," Bourgeois said.
"He needs to serve most of his sentence," Boone said.
The victim's families have until Nov. 7 to write the board and try and convince them to keep Montelongo-Sanchez behind bars.
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