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

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Honduran National Sentenced for Illegal Re-Entry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that EDUARDO URBINA-JUAREZ, age 28, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Indictment that charged him with illegal reentry of a removed alien in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a).

U.S. District Judge Nannette Brown sentenced URBINA-JUAREZ to serve six months imprisonment and ordered him to pay a special assessment of $100.  Following the completion of his sentence, URBINA-JUAREZ will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings

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 was in charge of the prosecution.

Updated August 11, 2016