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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Honduran National Sentenced for Immigration Offense

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that JUAN CARLOS FERRERA-RAMIREZ, age 44, 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 Court Judge Sarah S. Vance sentenced FERRERA-RAMIREZ to 9 months of incarceration, followed by 1 year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment fee. Following completion of his sentence, FERRERA-RAMIREZ will be surrendered to the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

According to court documents, on December 2, 2015, FERRERA-RAMIREZ was found in the United States after having been previously deported from the United States on June 24, 2013.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Jon Maestri was in charge of the prosecution.

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated May 4, 2016