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Mexican Citizen Sentenced For Illegal Re-Entry into United States

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

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Juan Gonzalez Hernandez, age 26, of Mexico, was sentenced today to time served (27 days in jail) for illegally re-entering the United States.


The announcement was made by United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Thomas P. Brophy, Acting Director of the Buffalo Field Office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).


As part of his guilty plea, Gonzalez Hernandez admitted that he returned to the United States after he was removed to Mexico on April 28, 2012 and again on May 7, 2012.


On March 7, 2017, Gonzalez Hernandez was arrested by ICE Officers at a residence in Hudson Falls, New York.


Following his sentencing, Gonzalez Hernandez was remanded to the custody of the Department of Homeland Security, which will place Gonzalez Hernandez into removal proceedings.


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

Updated April 3, 2017