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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 – Fausto Guzman Guzman, age 28, and a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced today to time served (31 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, Guzman admitted that he was a citizen of Mexico, and that he illegally returned to the United States after he was removed to Mexico on May 24, 2008.

On May 30, 2017, Guzman was arrested by ICE officers in Saratoga Springs, New York.

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

This case was investigated by ICE-ERO in Latham, New York, and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Edward P. Grogan.

Updated June 29, 2017