A Guatemalan man was found in the Hudson Valley after he illegally re-entered the United States.

On Thursday, 35-year-old Miguel Angel Mauricio-Ramirez, a citizen of Guatemala, was sentenced to time served, 24 days in jail, for illegally re-entering the United States.

As part of his guilty plea, Mauricio-Ramirez admitted that he is a citizen of Guatemala and that he illegally returned to the United States after he was removed to Guatemala, under the name Esvin Cano, on January 8, 2007.

Mauricio-Ramirez was arrested by ICE officers in Kinderhook on July 3.

Following the sentencing, Mauricio-Ramirez was remanded to the custody of the Department of Homeland Security, for removal proceedings.

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