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El Salvadorian National Pleads Guilty To Felony Illegal Re-Entry

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Peter Strasser announced today that MARLON TORRES-HERRERA, age 50, an El Salvadorian national, pled guilty on June 24, 2020 to a one-count indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a) before U.S. District Judge Sarah Vance.

According to the indictment, MARLON TORRES-HERRERA (“TORRES”), reentered the United States after he was previously deported on May 16, 2011.  TORRES faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years, a maximum fine of $250,000, a maximum term of supervised release of one year, and a mandatory $100 special assessment.  Sentencing is scheduled for July 29, 2020. 

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security in investigating this matter.  Assistant U. S. Attorney Carter K. D. Guice, Jr. is in charge of the prosecution.

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Updated June 29, 2020