NELFIN JESUALDO ZELAYA-ROSALES SENTENCED FOR ILLEGAL RE-ENTRY
NELFIN JESUALDO ZELAYA-ROSALES, age 31, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced today in federal court by U. S. District Judge Martin L.C. Feldman to one (1) year (12 months) imprisonment, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten. In addition to the term of imprisonment, Judge Feldman ordered that ZELAYA be placed on one (1) year of supervised release following the term of imprisonment, during which time the defendant will be under federal supervision and risks an additional term of imprisonment should he violate any terms of his supervised release. Judge Feldman also ordered that ZELAYA pay a $2,500 fine to the United States.
According to court documents, on June 6, 2012, ZELAYA pled guilty to one count of an indictment admitting he was an alien who was previously removed and was knowingly and unlawfully found in the United States in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana without the Attorney General or Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, having expressly consented to his re-application for admission into the United States.
The case was investigated by U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations. The case was prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Robert Weir.
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