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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 11, 2014

Honduran National Sentenced for Illegal Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that JOSE LUIS JOSE LUIS MAYORGA-LEMUS, age 24, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced yesterday after having pled guilty to a one-count indictment for illegal reentry of a previously removed alien.

U.S. District Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle sentenced MAYORGA-LEMUS to 3 months imprisonment followed by one year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

According to court documents, on or about August 28, 2014, MAYORGA-LEMUS, reentered the United States after having been previously removed on August 3, 2011.

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 is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated December 11, 2014