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Northern District of New York

Friday, February 17, 2017

Polish Man Sentenced For Illegal Re-Entry into United States

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Grzegorz Baczewski, age 31, of Ridgewood, New York, was sentenced today to time served (20 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 Field Officer Director of the Buffalo Field Office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

As part of his guilty plea, Baczewski admitted that he returned to the United States after he was removed to Poland on September 18, 2013.

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

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

Updated February 17, 2017