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Press Release

Honduran National Sentenced for Illegal Reentry

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

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that OSCAR EDUARDO PENA-TABORA, age 39, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Bill of Information for illegal reentry of a removed alien.

U.S. District Judge Martin L.C. Feldman sentenced PENA-TABORA to time served (5 months) imprisonment followed by 1 year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. PENA-TABORA will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

According to court documents, on or about March 8, 2015, PENA-TABORA was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about August 2, 2002.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Irene González was in charge of the prosecution.

Updated February 4, 2016