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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Honduran National Pleads Guilty to Illegally Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that ALLAN WENDERLAY DOMINGUEZ, age 47, a citizen of Honduras, pled guilty today to a one-count Indictment for illegal reentry of removed alien previously convicted of an aggravated felony.

According to the Indictment, on or about February 11, 2016, DOMINGUEZ was found in the United States after having been officially deported on or about June 24, 2011 and September 12, 2012, following a conviction for theft of goods.  

DOMINGUEZ faces a maximum term of imprisonment of twenty (20) years and a fine of $250,000, up to three (3) years supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment.   U.S. District Judge Jay C. Zainey set sentencing for August 23, 2016.

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

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated May 24, 2016