Guatemalan

PHOENIX | Border officials alarmed by migrants abandoned in the desert

PHOENIX — Smugglers in recent weeks have been abandoning large groups of Guatemalan and other Central American migrants in Arizona’s harsh cactus-studded Sonoran Desert near the border with Mexico, alarming Border Patrol officials who say the trend is putting hundreds of children at risk. Collectively, more than 1,400 migrants have been left by smugglers in … Continue reading PHOENIX | Border officials alarmed by migrants abandoned in the desert

Virginia News: Guatemalan Cocaine Transporter, Paulo Cesar Montenegro-Arevalo Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

RICHMOND, Va. – A Guatemalan man was sentenced today to over 17 years in prison for his role in transporting 1,107 kilograms of cocaine for a large-scale Guatemalan drug trafficking organization (DTO) operating in Central America, as part of a coordinated international law enforcement investigation codenamed Operation Go Explorers. According to court documents, Paulo Cesar … Continue reading Virginia News: Guatemalan Cocaine Transporter, Paulo Cesar Montenegro-Arevalo Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

INDIANAPOLIS | Guatemalan gets 16 years in crash that killed Colts player

INDIANAPOLIS — A man from Guatemala living illegally in the U.S. was sentenced Friday to the maximum of 16 years in prison for a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver. A Marion County judge sentenced Manuel Orrego-Savala after hearing emotional testimony from Jackson’s mother and the widow of … Continue reading INDIANAPOLIS | Guatemalan gets 16 years in crash that killed Colts player

Iowa News: Cedar Rapids, Jacinto Raymundo-Rivera, Document Fraud Leads to Federal Prison for Guatemalan Brothers

Illegal Aliens Illegally Used Green Cards and Social Security Numbers to Get Work Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Two Guatemalan brothers who share the same name and who each unlawfully used a fraudulent identification document were sentenced today to more than two months apiece in federal prison. Jacinto Raymundo-Rivera, age 22, a citizen of Guatemala illegally … Continue reading Iowa News: Cedar Rapids, Jacinto Raymundo-Rivera, Document Fraud Leads to Federal Prison for Guatemalan Brothers

Iowa News: Cedar Rapids, Document Fraud Leads to Federal Prison for Guatemalan Brothers

Illegal Aliens Illegally Used Green Cards and Social Security Numbers to Get Work Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Two Guatemalan brothers who share the same name and who each unlawfully used a fraudulent identification document were sentenced today to more than two months apiece in federal prison. Jacinto Raymundo-Rivera, age 22, a citizen of Guatemala illegally … Continue reading Iowa News: Cedar Rapids, Document Fraud Leads to Federal Prison for Guatemalan Brothers

Guatemala News: FERNANDO PEREZ-YOK, Guatemalan National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry

Guatemala – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that FERNANDO PEREZ-YOK, age 26, a citizen of Guatemala, pleaded guilty to a one-count bill of information with illegal reentry of a removed alien, in violation of 8 U.S.C. ‘ 1326(a). According to the bill of information, FERNANDO PEREZ-YOK reentered the United States on or about March … Continue reading Guatemala News: FERNANDO PEREZ-YOK, Guatemalan National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry

Guatemalan woman being deported spends Christmas at airport

SALT LAKE CITY /December 26, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — A Guatemalan woman facing deportation spent Christmas night at the Salt Lake City airport before flying back to her native country with her four young children after months of failed efforts to stay in the U.S. Maria Santiago Garcia took off early Tuesday after nearly two dozen … Continue reading Guatemalan woman being deported spends Christmas at airport