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

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Mexican Citizen Sentenced for Illegal Re-entry

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Pedro Rivera Manton, age 45, and a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced today to time served (42 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, Rivera Manton, a citizen of Mexico, admitted that he was removed from the United States to Mexico on February 19, 2011.  On February 13, 2018, an ICE Officer arrested Rivera Manton in Clifton Park, New York.  Rivera Manton was also removed from the United States to Mexico on February 13, 2011, November 24, 2010, October 1, 2008, and September 25, 2008, for a total of 5 removals.    

Rivera Manton 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.

Updated March 28, 2018