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Mexican Subject to Deportation Following Conviction of Illegal Reentry After Removal

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH A citizen of Mexico who was found by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) pled guilty and has been sentenced in federal court to time served subject to deportation on his conviction of Illegal Reentry After Deportation, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced today.

United States District Judge Cathy Bissoon imposed the sentence on Jose Antonio Medina Melendez, 29, a citizen of Mexico.

According to information presented to the court, Melendez, an alien, who was removed from the United States by ERO on May 20, 2014, was taken into custody on March 12, 2017, by ERO.

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

Acting United States Attorney Song commended ERO for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Melendez.

Updated May 4, 2017