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Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 25, 2013

Souderton Man Charged With Illegal Reentry

Irving Cruz-Sermeno, a/k/a “Irving Cruz,” a/k/a “Irving Miuricio Cruz,” a/k/a “Irving Mauricio Cerden Cruz,” a/k/a “Irvining Miuricio Cruz,” 22, of Souderton, Pennsylvania, was charged today by Indictment with one count of illegal reentry after deportation, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. The indictment alleges that on or about April 9, 2013, Cruz-Sermeno, an alien, and native and citizen of Guatemala, was found in the United States after having been deported from the United States on or about February 24, 2011.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of twenty years.

The case was investigated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Enforcement and Removal Operations (“ERO”) and is being prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Mark T. Sendek.

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