Light punishment for illegal alien found working in Metro-East - KMOV.com

Light punishment for illegal alien found working in Metro-East

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(KMOV) --- A Mexican national found working at a restaurant in Highland, Illinois has pleaded guilty to being in the United States illegally.

Miguel Hernandez-Reyes, 37, was one of five illegals found working for the owner of the Fiesta Brava and Don Ole restaurants.

Hernandez-Reyes pleaded guilty to illegal entry into the United States and misuse of a Social Security number.

He was sentenced to time served (94 days,) 1 year supervised release and a $210 special assessment.  He could have faced a maximum of $255,000 in fines and 5 1/2 years in prison.

Hernandez-Reyes is in the the custody of the U.S. Marshal's Service.  U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement will decide if he should be deported to Mexico.

 

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