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Border agents arrest deportee in southern Arizona

Mar 17, 2017, 9:34 AM | Updated: 1:08 pm
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PHOENIX — A man who had recently been deported from America was arrested this week at the Arizona-Mexico border.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Genaro Galvan-Mora, 26, was taken into custody Wednesday near Nogales, Arizona.
He had been sent back to Mexico last month after finishing a prison stint in Tennessee.

Galvan-Mora had been convicted of reckless homicide in May 2016. Border agents said the Mexican national been deported from the United States last month after serving a nine-month prison term for reckless homicide in Tennessee.

Authorities in the Tucson Sector found out about his previous conviction while they were processing him.

Galvan-Mora was deported on Feb. 27. He faces felony immigration charges for illegal re-entry into the country.

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Border agents arrest deportee in southern Arizona