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Alien Sentenced For Illegally Returning To United States

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Oklahoma

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Nicolas Mojica-Flores, age 44, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma was sentenced to time served and waived his right to contest his removal from the United States for Reentry Of Removed Alien, in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a). The charges arose from an investigation by the Department of Homeland Security – Homeland Security Investigations. 

The Information alleged that on or about November 26, 2019, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, an alien, was in the United States after having been removed on or about November 13, 1998, at or near Laredo, Texas. He re-entered not having obtained the express consent of the Secretary of Homeland Security to reapply for admission to the United States.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, U.S. District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. Assistant United States Attorney Rob Wallace represented the United States at the sentencing hearing.

Updated May 22, 2020