Border Patrol agents continue to intercept migrants with felony criminal records attempting to breach the U.S. border.
As an agency press release notes, officials intercepted Jorge Moreno-Hernandez. a previously deported felon convicted of voluntary manslaughter:
Record checks revealed that Moreno-Hernandez is a convicted felon who served 13 years in a Los Angeles, California prison for Voluntary Manslaughter.
Additionally, Moreno-Hernandez was previously ordered removed by a designated official on August 25, 2020. Moreno-Hernandez was prosecuted and convicted for 8 USC 1326, Re-entry after Deportation. He will serve 13 months and 1 day in federal custody and 2 years of supervised release.
The incident follows several border sectors experiencing uptrends in illegal migrant crossings, especially pronounced for individuals with criminal histories.