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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Deported Citizen Of El Salvador Sentenced To Time Served For Illegally Re-entering U.S.

PITTSBURGH, PA - An alien found in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to time served on his conviction of charge of Illegal Re-Entry After Deportation, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Terrence F. McVerry imposed the sentence on Jose Hernandez-Segura, age 35, of El Salvador.

According to the information presented to the court, Jose Hernandez-Segura, an alien, was formally removed from the United States by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement on January 25, 2012. Jose Hernandez-Segura was found to be illegally present in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, on April 19, 2014.

Assistant United States Attorney Gregory C. Melucci prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement for the successful prosecution of Jose Hernandez-Segura.

Updated July 14, 2015