Mexican Man Faces 6th Deportation Following Latest Illegal Re-Entry Into U.S.

By Andrew Eicher | February 8, 2017 | 12:11pm EST

U.S.-Canada border. (AP) 


( – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will deport Jose Alejandro Balderas-Figueroa to Mexico for the sixth time following his recent arrest and sentencing, the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Northern District of New York reported on Tuesday.

U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested Balderas-Figueroa on December 23, 2016 near New York’s border with Canada. The 36-year-old former resident of Pelham, Alabama was sentenced on Monday to time served, six weeks in jail, for his illegal re-entry into the United States.

Following his sentencing, the DHS took custody of Balderas-Figueroa and placed him into deportation proceedings.

The U.S. government previously deported Balderas-Figueroa on October 6, 2016, May 18, 2015, September 7, 2014, January 25, 2007, and June 5, 2000. 

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