My brother in law does have a criminal record here in houston tx. The charges were DUI, Drugs, Theft, and domestic violence. He served a year in TDCJ for theft and then was deported. He recently was caught crossing the border illegally and is currently in custody with the US Marshals. Is his past record the reason he is there instead of in ICE? Thank you!
Your brother-in-law is likely in the custody of the U.S. Marshals pending criminal prosecution. Illegal re-entry is a criminal offense punishable by jail time and/or fine.
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Your brother in law has committed a crime by re-entering illegally. As my colleagues mentioned this can be considered a felony which would cause him to be with the US Marshals/
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As others have stated, illegal re-entry is a federal felony. Additionally, the fact that you said he has other charges could have something to do with US Marshals' custody as well.
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