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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of New York

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Salvadoran Citizen Sentenced for Illegal Re-entry

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Juan David Monzon Tejada, age 29, and a citizen of El Salvador, was sentenced today to time served (80 days in jail) for illegally re-entering the United States.

The announcement was made by United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith and Thomas E. Feeley, Director of the Buffalo Field Office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

As part of his guilty plea, Monzon Tejada admitted that he was removed from the United States to his native El Salvador on September 22, 2015.  On November 19, 2017, an ICE Officer arrested Monzon Tejada in Glenville, New York.    

Monzon Tejada 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.

Updated February 8, 2018