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Four Time Deported Honduran National Sentenced to 24 Months for Illegal Re-Entry

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

NEW ORLEANS – LUIS ALFREDO LEZAMA-RAMIREZ, age 43, was sentenced for illegal reentry of a removed alien, in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a), on September 28, 2023 announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.

According to court documents, LUIS ALFREDO LEZAMA-RAMIREZ ("LEZAMA-RAMIREZ“), admitted reentering the United States after being previously deported on June 8, 2018.  LEZAMA-RAMIREZ had also been deported in 2006, 2009, and 2012.  LEZAMA-RAMIREZ was sentenced by Judge Carl J. Barbier, to 24 months in federal prison.  He will be deported once again, following completion of his sentence.  He was also ordered to pay a $100.00 mandatory special assessment fee.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement in investigating this matter.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Carter K.D. Guice, Jr. of the General Crimes Unit is in charge of the prosecution.



Shane M.Jones

Public Information Officer

United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

United States Department of Justice

Updated September 28, 2023