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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 26, 2016

Honduran National Pleads Guilty to Illegally Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that JORGE PULIDO-HERRERA, a/k/a JORGE LICONA-CERRATO, age 45, a citizen of Honduras, pled guilty today to a one-count Bill of Information for illegal reentry of removed alien.

According to court records, on or about March 15, 2016, PULIDO-HERRERA was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about December 8, 1999.

PULIDO-HERRERA faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years and a fine of $250,000, one year supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment.   U.S. District Judge Carl J. Barbier set sentencing for July 7, 2016.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security, Immigration Enforcement in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Irene González is in charge of the prosecution.

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated May 26, 2016