By Brandon McCabe –

On Thursday, Melvin Villar, 56, a Dominican national appeared in the US District Court in Boston before U.S. Senior District Court Judge Douglas P. Woodlock.

Villar pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful reentry of deported alien.

Villar was previously deported on three separate occasions between 2004 and 2019 and at some point after each deportation, he illegally reentered the United States.