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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Honduran National Sentenced for Illegal Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that JOSE HERNANDEZ-HERNANDEZ, age 35, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced after having pled guilty to a one-count indictment for illegal reentry of a previously removed alien.

U.S. District Judge Jay C. Zainey sentenced HERNANDEZ-HERNANDEZ to 12 months imprisonment followed by one year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

According to court documents, on or about September 15, 2014, HERNANDEZ-HERNANDEZ, reentered the United States after having been previously removed on July 26, 2013.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Spiro G. Latsis was in charge of the prosecution.

Updated December 10, 2014