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Honduran National Who Had Been Previously Deported Four Times Sentenced to Time Served For Illegal Re-Entry After Deportation

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

NEW ORLEANS – SANTOS RAMOS-CASTILLO, a/k/a “Santos Ramos-Espinoza”, age 36, was sentenced on March 8, 2023 for illegal reentry of a removed alien in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a) on March 8, 2023, announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.

According to court documents, SANTOS RAMOS-CASTILLO (“RAMOS-CASTILLO”) admitted reentering the United States after being previously deported on November 16, 2015. He had been deported three times prior to the fourth removal. RAMOS-CASTILLO was sentenced by the Honorable Ivan L. R. Lemelle, U.S. District Judge, Eastern District of Louisiana, to time served, which was over 6 months.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement in investigating this matter.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Carter K. D. Guice, Jr. of the General Crimes Unit is in charge of the prosecution.


Shane M. Jones

Public Information Officer

United States Attorney's Office

United States Department of Justice

Updated March 9, 2023