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

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Illegal Alien From Mexico Sentenced To 37 Months In Prison

Re-Entered United States Following 2009 Removal

ALBANY, NEW YORK – JAIR RENDON AGUILAR, age 26, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced today to 37 months of imprisonment for illegally reentering the United States after removal by United States District Court Judge Mae A. D’Agostino, announced United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Christopher Shanahan, Field Office Director, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Enforcement and Removal Operations. Upon completion of AGUILAR’s sentence, he will be turned over to the Department of Homeland Security for removal proceedings. Today’s sentencing follows AGUILAR’s August 27, 2013, guilty plea.

AGUILAR was involuntarily removed from the United States to Mexico on July 16, 2009 following his 2008 conviction in King County Supreme Court for Assault 2nd Degree. On May 21, 2013, AGUILAR, who did not have permission to re-enter the United States, was encountered by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers at the Ulster County Jail in Kingston, New York.

The case was investigated by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Enforcement and Removal Operations, Castle Point, New York.

Updated January 29, 2015