United States Attorney’s Office District of Arizona July 2021 Immigration and Border Crimes Report


I.  Illegal Reentry After Deportation (8 U.S.C. 1326)

144 individuals were charged in July with illegal reentry

A.  127 of those 144 individuals had previously been convicted of non-immigration criminal offenses in the U.S.

     Of the 127 individuals with non-immigration criminal records:

1.  34 had violent crime convictions, including:

1 individual had a homicide conviction

11 individuals had sex offense convictions

7 individuals had domestic violence convictions

2.  5 had property crime convictions

3.  18 had DUI convictions

4.  59 had drug crime convictions

B.  78 of those 144 individuals had been deported three or more times

*For example, Francisco Guadalupe Fimbres-Galvez, a 39-year-old Mexican national who was previously indicted for illegal reentry after deportation, was sentenced on August 10, 2021 by United States District Court Judge John C. Hinderaker to serve 2 years in prison. Fimbres-Galvez previously served 14 years in state prison for kidnapping, armed robbery, attempted sexual abuse, sexual abuse, criminal trespassing, and assault. Case No. CR-21-00720-TUC-JCH (EHM).

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II.  Alien Smuggling (8 U.S.C. 1324)

         63 individuals were charged in July with alien smuggling

III.  Illegal Entry (Criminal Consequence Initiative) (8 U.S.C. 1325)

          0 individuals were charged in July with illegal entry on the CCI calendar

Criminal conviction information is based on preliminary criminal history reports provided by the arresting agency.

These numbers represent United States Attorney’s Office prosecutions only. These numbers do not include individuals apprehended by immigration enforcement officials and subjected solely to administrative process.

RELEASE NUMBER:    2021-050_July Immigration and Border Crimes Report


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