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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 21, 2013

Luis Misael Madrid-romero Sentenced For Illegal Re-entry

LUIS MISAEL MADRID-ROMERO, age 42, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced today in federal court by U. S. District Judge Carl J. Barbier to forty-six (46) months imprisonment, announced U. S. Attorney Dana Boente. In addition to the term of imprisonment, Judge Barbier ordered that MADRID be placed on two (2) years of supervised release following the term of imprisonment, during which time the defendant will be under federal supervision and risks an additional term of imprisonment should he violate any terms of his supervised release.

According to court documents, on November 15, 2012, MADRID, pled guilty to one count of an indictment admitting he was an alien who was previously removed and was knowingly and unlawfully found in the United States in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana without the Attorney General or Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, having expressly consented to his reapplication for admission into the United States. MADRID’s sentence was subject to an enhancement based on a previous aggravated felony conviction.

The case was investigated by U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Enforcement and Removal Operations (ICE). The case was prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Robert Weir.

Updated November 18, 2014