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Guatemalan National Sentenced for Illegal Reentry After Deportation

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

BOSTON – A Guatemalan national charged with a federal immigration crime pleaded guilty and was sentenced today in federal court in Boston.

Enrique Gonzalez-Francisco, 47, pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful reentry of a deported alien. U.S. District Court Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV sentenced Gonzalez-Francisco to four months in prison and two years of supervised release. Gonzalez-Francisco will face deportation proceedings after serving his sentence.   

On April 21, 2017, law enforcement officers in Boston encountered Gonzalez-Francisco and determined him to be illegally present in the United States. Gonzalez-Francisco was previously deported on Dec. 19, 2008, and July 25, 1998.

Acting United States Attorney William D. Weinreb and Matthew Etre, Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations in Boston, made the announcement. Assistant U.S. Attorney David G. Tobin of Weinreb’s Major Crimes Unit prosecuted the case.

Updated October 23, 2017