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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Honduran National Pleads Guilty to Illegally Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that OSCAR EDUARDO PENA-TABORA, age 39, a citizen of Honduras, pled guilty today to a one-count Bill of Information for illegal reentry of removed alien.

According to the Indictment, on or about March 8, 2015, PENA-TABORA was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about August 2, 2002.

PENA-TABORA faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years, followed by one year of supervised release, a fine of $250,000, and a $100 special assessment.   U.S. District Judge Martin L.C. Feldman set sentencing for September 2, 2015.

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.

Updated September 1, 2015