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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 3, 2018

Honduran National Charged with Illegal Reentry

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that JOSE DECIDERIO ALVARADO-CARDOZA, age 31, a citizen of Honduras, pleaded guilty yesterday to a one-count indictment charging him with illegal reentry of a removed alien after deportation, in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a).

According to the indictment, on February 26, 2018, ALVARADO-CARDOZA was found to have reentered the United States after he was been previously deported on January 8, 2011.

ALVARADO-CARDOZA faces a term of imprisonment of up to two years, a fine of up to $250,000, a maximum term of supervised release of one year, and a mandatory $100 special assessment.  U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance set sentencing for June 13, 2018.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Spiro Latsis is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated May 4, 2018