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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Honduran National Sentenced For Illegally Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that ELIAZAR GUSTAVO GARCIA-GARCIA, age 30, 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 Stanwood R. Duval, Jr. sentenced GARCIA-GARCIA to time served.  GARCIA-GARCIA will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.According to court documents, GARCIA-GARCIA was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about March 11, 2014.

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

Updated January 7, 2015