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Press Release

Honduran National Sentenced for Illegally Reentry

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

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that JUAN VASQUEZ-ALVARADO, age 47, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien.

U.S. District Judge Carl J. Barbier sentenced VASQUEZ-ALVARADO to time served and a $100 special assessment.   VASQUEZ-ALVARADO will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

According to court documents, VASQUEZ-ALVARADO was found in the United States on July 2, 2015, after having been officially deported and removed on or about September 2, 2002.

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


Updated February 4, 2016