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

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Mexican Citizen Sentenced for Illegal Re-entry

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Jeronimo Alvarez-Santiago, age 19, and a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced today to time served (4 months 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, Alvarez-Santiago admitted that he was removed from the United States to Mexico on May 30, 2017.  On January 9, 2018, ICE Officers arrested Alvarez-Santiago in Albany.       

Following his sentencing today, Alvarez-Santiago 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