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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Guatemalan Citizen Sentenced for Illegal Re-entry

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Leodegario Guzman Roblero, age 44, and a citizen of Guatemala, was sentenced today to time served (25 days in jail) for illegal re-entry into the United States.

The announcement was made by United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith and Thomas E. Feeley, Director of the Buffalo Field Office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

As part of his guilty plea, Guzman Roblero admitted that he was removed from the United States to Guatemala on August 26, 2011.  Guzman Roblero admitted that he returned to the United States following the removal, without the necessary government permission.  On April 7, 2018, ICE Officers arrested Guzman Roblero in Green Island, New York. He had been living in Troy.  Guzman Roblero was also removed from the United States to Guatemala on September 29, 2010.    

Following sentencing, Guzman Roblero was remanded to the custody of the Department of Homeland Security for removal proceedings.     

This case was investigated by ICE-ERO and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Edward P. Grogan.

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated May 2, 2018