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Honduran National Sentenced For Illegal Re-entry

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

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that DANILO ORLANDO GARCIA HERNANDEZ, age 33, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced onn Wednesday, July 17, 2019 after pleading guilty to a one-count Bill of Information for illegally re-entering the United States in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a).

According to court documents, GARCIA HERNANDEZ was found in the United States on or about May 1, 2019, after having been previously removed therefrom on or about August 18, 2008.  GARCIA HERNANDEZ pled guilty as charged today and United States District Court Judge Susie Morgan sentenced GARCIA HERNANDEZ to time served and a $100 special assessment fee. The defendant will be surrendered to the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Julia K. Evans is in charge of the prosecution.


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Updated July 18, 2019