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Honduran National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Re-Entry

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

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that RENE AMAYA-RAMOS, age 40, a citizen of Honduras pled guilty today to a one-count Indictment for illegal re-entry of removed alien.


According to the court documents, on December 6, 2016, AMAYA-RAMOS was found in the United States after having been deported previously on December 13, 2012.  


AMAYA-RAMOS faces a maximum term of imprisonment of ten years and a fine of $250,000, or the greater of twice the gross gain to the defendant, three years supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment.   U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan set sentencing for January 3, 2018.


Acting U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement in investigating this matter. Assistant United States Attorney Emily K. Greenfield is in charge of the prosecution.


Updated October 6, 2017