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Colombian National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry

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

BOSTON - A Colombian national pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston to illegally reentering the United States after being deported.

Alejandro Suarez, 45, pleaded guilty to one count of illegal reentry of a deported alien. U.S. District Court Judge Indira Talwani scheduled sentencing for June 22, 2018.

On March 22, 2018, law enforcement officers discovered Suarez and determined him to be illegally present in the United States. Suarez was previously deported on July 26, 2000.

Suarez faces a sentence of no greater than 10 years in prison, up to three years of supervised release, a fine of $250,000, and will be subject to deportation proceedings upon completion of any sentence imposed. Sentences are imposed by a federal district court judge based upon the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling and Rebecca J. Adducci, Interim Field Office Director, Boston, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Enforcement and Removal Operations, made the announcement. Assistant U.S. Attorney Nicholas Soivilien of Lelling’s Major Crimes Unit is prosecuting this case.

Updated June 21, 2018