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Habtom Merhay, a national of Eritrea Alleged Human Smuggler Extradited to Face Charges in Washington, D.C.

Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—April 28, 2014. Habtom Merhay, a national of Eritrea and a citizen of the United Kingdom, made his initial appearance today in Washington, D.C., federal court to face human smuggling charges for his role in smuggling primarily Eritrean and Ethiopian undocumented migrants from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, through South and Central America and Mexico into the United States.