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Mexican Citizen Sentenced for Illegal Re-entry

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of New York

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Abel De Jesus-Gonzalez, age 24, and a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced today to time served (19 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, De Jesus-Gonzalez admitted that he was removed from the United States to Mexico on January 22, 2018.  On April 26, 2018, ICE Officers arrested De Jesus-Gonzalez in Albany.      

Following his sentencing, De Jesus-Gonzalez 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 May 15, 2018