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Watson: Mohamud and Risk Assessment

watson: I truly don't believe I deserve prison at all, Mohamud said in the Dec. 12 letter, filed in the official court record on Thursday, according to The Chronicle Herald. He added So if the concern is risk assessment then deportation would set everyone's hearts at ease. Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud told federal Judge Michael Watson that he didn't want to leave his family but called his proposal completely fair and just. Mohamud, who was born in Somalia and came to the U.S. at 2 years old, may eventually get his wish. At sentencing on Jan. 22, Mohamud told Watson that he knew what he'd done was wrong and that he'd fallen into the trap of radicalization while abroad. After Mohamud was sentenced to 22 years in prison last week, the local Homeland Security Investigations office said it would seek to strip him of his citizenship and deport him to Somalia. ( As reported in the news.