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Honduran National Indicted For Illegal Re-Entry

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

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that PREBERR RAMOS-PALMA, age 24, was charged yesterday in a one-count Indictment with illegal reentry of a removed alien in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a) & (b)(1).


According to the Indictment, RAMOS-PALMA reentered the United States after he was previously deported on April 25, 2014. If convicted, RAMOS-PALMA faces a maximum term of imprisonment of ten years, a maximum fine of $250,000, a maximum term of supervised release of three years, and a mandatory $100 special assessment.


Acting U.S. Attorney Evans reiterated that an Indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.


Acting U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security in investigating this matter. Assistant U.S. Attorney Spiro G. Latsis is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated September 8, 2017