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The United States has deported Venezuelan former MLB player Felipe Vazquez

The United States has deported Venezuelan former MLB player Felipe Vazquez

Former player L Big leaguesVenezuelan Felipe Vasquezformerly known as Felipe Riveroreturned to the spotlight on Thursday, December 7, as part of a decision taken by the administration Enforcement and deportation operations (ERO, for its abbreviation in English).

Vasquez32 years old, convicted of committing **sic Signaling and unlawful contact with a minor in 2017 when he was still promoting it Pittsburgh Pirates.advertisements

The Venezuelan was also charged with 10 other crimes related to the incident, in addition to those mentioned previously, after his arrest on September 17, 2017.

After that, the judge sentenced him to two years in prison An expulsion order From Vasquez to Venezuela.Esoic

“The removal of Rivero Blanco demonstrates ERO Philadelphia’s commitment to protecting the American people from predators, regardless of their character or public status.”Director of the ERO Field Office in Philadelphia said, Camilla Wamsley.

Felipe Vazquez is heading to Venezuela

Having already served his sentence on American soil, the former pitcher MLB He was expelled and sent to his country of origin.

All this by order ERO field management And the Ohio Department of Justice.

In November 2021, ERO Philadelphia met with Vasquez in it Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution.


They have filed notice of immigration detention proceedings with this government entity.

After notice, Vasquez His legal team decided not to appeal the authority’s decision. Now, after all this administration, we will have to wait for the decision of the Venezuelan authorities.Esoic

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theoretically, Felipe Vasquez He will arrive in the Caribbean nation as a free man, but there will be expectations.