Criminal Alien Fights Immigration Charges and Loses

Criminal Alien Fights Immigration Charges and Loses

MCALLEN, Texas — A previously deported criminal alien went to court to fight charges and deportation, claiming he was a citizen of the world, but lost the case and is currently awaiting a possible 20-year sentence.

Earlier this week 40-year-old Victor Manuel Blancas Rosas was convicted of illegally re-entering the country after a short trial where he represented himself and his mental sanity was brought into question but a judge had ruled that he was competent enough to continue.

U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested Blancas in April near the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint when agents caught him trying to run into the brush, according to court records obtained by Breitbart Texas.

During the investigation by Border Patrol, agents learned that Blancas had been deported at least four other times before.

According to information provided to Breitbart Texas by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Blancas claimed to have renounced his Mexican citizenship and to have trademarked his name as part of his defense.

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