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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 27, 2013

Ramiro Nava-delgadillo Pleads Guilty To Illegal Reentry

RAMIRO NAVA-DELGADILLO, age 33, a citizen of Mexico, pled guilty in federal court today before U. S. District Judge Jane Triche Milazzo to a one-count indictment charging him with illegal re-entry of a removed alien, announced U. S. Attorney Dana J. Boente.

According to court documents, NAVA admitted to being an alien who had previously been removed from the United States, was found in the United States, on April 10, 2013, without having obtained consent from the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to reapply for admission to the United States.

The indictment charging NAVA with illegal reentry also included a notice of sentencing enhancement based on his prior felony conviction.  With the enhancement, the charge carries a maximum statutory penalty of 10 years imprisonment, a fine of $250,000, and 3 years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.  Sentencing for the defendant is scheduled for September 26, 2013 at 10:00 A.M.

This case was investigated by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Enforcement and Removal Operations (ICE).  The prosecution is being handled by Special Assistant United States Attorney Robert Weir.

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