Guatemalan

Utah News: Guatemalan National, Rolando Gomez Gomez Charged With Transporting Aliens For Financial Gain, Illegally Re-Entering Country After Four Previous Removals

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – A federal grand jury returned an indictment Wednesday afternoon charging Rolando Gomez-Gomez, a Guatemalan national residing in Los Angeles, with three counts of transporting an alien for financial gain and one count of re-entry of a previously removed alien. The charges in the indictment allege that Gomez-Gomez knowingly transported individuals, who … Continue reading Utah News: Guatemalan National, Rolando Gomez Gomez Charged With Transporting Aliens For Financial Gain, Illegally Re-Entering Country After Four Previous Removals

Homeland Security News: Guatemalan national passes away at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center in Alamogordo, New Mexico

WASHINGTON – An eight year-old Guatemalan national previously apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection died shortly after midnight on December 25 at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center in Alamogordo, New Mexico. According to initial reporting, while in CBP custody earlier on December 24, a U.S. Border Patrol agent noticed that the child showed signs … Continue reading Homeland Security News: Guatemalan national passes away at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center in Alamogordo, New Mexico

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