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Mexican Sentenced To Time Served For Re-Entering U.S. Following Removal

January 30, 2012

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - A resident of Mexico, has been sentenced in federal court to time served on his conviction of violating federal immigration laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Senior United States District Judge Gustave Diamond imposed the sentence on Marco Antonio Baldonado-Garcia, 32, of Mexico.

According to information presented to the court, on or about Sept. 8, 2011, Baldonado-Garcia was found in Hampton Township, Pa., after having unlawfully re-entered the United States following removal on or about June 25, 2004.

Assistant United States Attorney James T. Kitchen prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Baldonado-Garcia.

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