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Honduran National Sentenced for Illegal Re-Entry

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

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that PREBERR RAMOS-PALMA, age 24, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Indictment charging him with illegal reentry of a removed alien.


U.S. District Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon sentenced RAMOS-PALMA to 8 months imprisonment, followed by one year of supervised release.  Upon completion of his sentence, RAMOS-PALMA will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.


According to the court documents, RAMOS-PALMA reentered the United States after being previously deported on April 25, 2014. 


Acting U.S. Attorney Evans 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 December 7, 2017