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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 24, 2016

Twice-Removed Alien Sentenced to Time Served for Re-entering U.S. after Deportation

PITTSBURGH – Following a plea of guilty, a citizen of Mexico was sentenced in federal court to 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 Terrence F. McVerry imposed the sentence on Miguel Ramirez-Ramos, 38.

According to information presented to the court, Ramirez-Ramos was formally removed from the United States by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Sept. 28, 2010 and Dec. 18, 2012. Ramirez-Ramos was found to be illegally present in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, on March 1, 2016.

Assistant United States Attorney Mary McKeen Houghton prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Ramirez-Ramos.

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated June 27, 2016