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Press Release

Honduran National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry

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

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that EDUARDO URBINA-JUAREZ (URBINA), a citizen of Honduras, pled guilty today to a one-count Indictment charging him with illegal reentry of a removed alien, in violation of 8 U.S.C. ' 1326(a).

According to court documents, URBINA reentered the United States after having been previously deported on May 23, 2013. 

URBINA 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.  U.S. District Judge Stanwood R. Duval, Jr. set sentencing for August 11, 2016.

U.S. Attorney Polite 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 June 30, 2016