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Man gets prison in human-smuggling case

TUCSON, Ariz. — Authorities said a Mexican man has been given a 15-month
federal prison sentence in a human smuggling case in Arizona.

Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that Timoteo Reyes-Ambrosio, 52,
from Oaxaca, was arrested in September by U.S. Border Patrol agents.

Reyes-Ambrosio was taken into custody after authorities discovered he was
hiding illegal immigrants inside a home in Eloy, south of Phoenix.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office prosecuted Reyes-Ambrosio on charges of for human
smuggling and harboring.

Prosecutors said he will deported from the country after serving his prison term
and he’s banned for life from any legalization process.


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