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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, June 10, 2013

Deported Alien Sentenced To Time Served For Re-entering U.S. Without Permission

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - A citizen of Mexico has been sentenced in federal court to two months including time served on his conviction of re-entry into the United States after deportation, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Cathy Bissoon imposed the sentence on Sotero Gomez Alvarado, 35, formerly from Mexico.

According to information presented to the court, Sotero Gomez Alvarado, an alien, who had been removed from the United States on Aug. 18, 2006, was found in Pittsburgh without having been given permission to re-enter the United States.

Assistant United States Attorney Shardul S. Desai prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Immigration and Customs Enforcement for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Sotero Gomez Alvarado.

Updated July 14, 2015