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Press Release

Mexican Man Sentenced for Immigration Offense

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

Acting United States Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that JUAN SALAMANCA-CHAVEZ, age 32, a native of Mexico, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien.


U.S. District Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle sentenced SALAMANCA-CHAVEZ to time served (5 months), followed by one year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment fee. SALAMANCA-CHAVEZ will be surrendered to the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.


According to court documents, on October 28, 2016, SALAMANCA-CHAVEZ was found in the United States after having been previously deported from the United States on February 9, 2016.


Acting U.S. Attorney Evans 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.

Updated April 5, 2017