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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 Strasser announced today that Jose Carlos Estrada-Meza, age 26, was sentenced today on a one-count indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a).

U.S. District Judge Jane Triche Milazzo sentenced Estrada-Meza to time served.  Estrada-Meza will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security in investigating this matter.  Assistant U. S. Attorney Spiro G. Latsis is in charge of the prosecution.



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Updated November 29, 2018