ALBANY, NEW YORK – Faveur Cassamajor, age 45, and a citizen of Haiti, was sentenced yesterday to time served (56 days in jail), and a 2-year term of post-release supervision, for illegal re-entry into the United States.

The announcement was made by United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith and Robert N. Garcia, Chief Patrol Agent, United States Border Patrol, Swanton Sector.

Cassamajor was ordered removed from the United States to Haiti on November 6, 2002. Cassamajor was not removed and instead was released to reside in the United States. On August 21, 2017, Cassamajor departed the United States while the removal order was pending and entered Canada. On October 18, 2018, he was encountered and arrested by a Border Patrol Agent just south of the border after he entered the United States without inspection approximately three miles west of the Champlain Port of Entry. A fingerprint check of Cassamajor resulted in the discovery of the active removal order. Cassamajor admitted that he returned to the United States without permission. Continue reading

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