Criminal Migrants Return to the U.S.

Jacumba CA - NOVEMBER 27: United States international wall with Mexico and Border Patrol vehicle in the distance on November 27 2017 in Jacumba CA USA.

MCALLEN, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents arrest three criminal migrants with violent sexual offenses after being previously removed from the United States.

Yesterday morning, McAllen Border Patrol Station agents apprehended a 28-year-old male after he illegally entered the United States. During processing, record checks identified the Honduran national as a registered sexual offender. In 2012, the migrant was charged with 2nd degree felony rape of a child under 15 years of age in Suffolk County, New York. He was convicted upon a guilty plea and removed from the United States in 2013. 

Later that afternoon, McAllen Border Patrol Station agents arrested a 42-year-old male traveling within a group of twenty-one migrants. The Mexican national has a previous charge of a 4th degree sexual assault in Polk County, Arkansas, in February 2019. The migrant was subsequently deported to his country in July of 2019.

Shortly after, McAllen Border Patrol Station agents arrested a Honduran national after he illegally entered the United States within a group of families. The 42-year-old male’s criminal records identified him as a registered sex offender in Wisconsin. Along with a lengthy criminal record including substance abuse, the migrant was convicted of 4th Degree Sexual Assault in 2012. He was sentenced to 45 days confinement and 2 years’ probation. He was most recently removed in 2015.

All subjects will be processed accordingly.

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