Pembroke Pines, Fla. - CBP U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Dania Beach Station responded to a migrant landing near Miami, Fla. on May 21, 2012. Eleven Cuban nationals were arrested and transported to the Dania Beach Station for processing.
An investigation revealed that one of the migrants has an extensive criminal history and had been convicted of Aggravated Battery, Deadly Use of a Firearm, and Attempted Murder. Carlos Gonzalez-Guerrero served nine years in an Illinois state prison before his removal to Cuba in 2008.
Gonzalez-Guerrero was arrested and is being prosecuted in U.S. District Court for Re-entry after Deportation as an Aggravated Felon. He is currently being held in Federal custody awaiting trial.
The U.S. Border Patrol's Miami Sector is committed to ensuring America's borders remain safe, and that dangerous illegal aliens are prevented from entering further into the interior of the United States and into our communities.
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