Guatemalan Man Sentenced For Illegal Re-entry into United States
ALBANY, NEW YORK – Miguel Angel Mauricio-Ramirez, age 35, and a citizen of Guatemala, was sentenced today to time served (24 days in jail) for illegally re-entering the United States.
The announcement was made by Acting United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith and Thomas P. Brophy, Acting Director of the Buffalo Field Office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
As part of his guilty plea, Mauricio-Ramirez admitted that he is a citizen of Guatemala, and that he illegally returned to the United States after he was removed to Guatemala, under the name Esvin Cano, on January 8, 2007.
On July 3, 2017, Mauricio-Ramirez was arrested by ICE officers in Kinderhook, New York.
Following the sentencing, Mauricio-Ramirez was remanded to the custody of the Department of Homeland Security, for removal proceedings.
This case was investigated by ICE-ERO and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Edward P. Grogan.