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Mexican National Charged With Illegal Reentry

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

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that ARMANDO ENRIQUEZ-MORA, age 38, a citizen of Mexico, was charged October 29, 2019 in a one-count bill of information with illegal reentry of a removed alien, in violation of 8 U.S.C. ' 1326.

According to the bill of information, ARMANDO ENRIQUEZ-MORA was encountered in the United States on or about October 8, 2019, after having been previously removed therefrom on or about October 30, 2012.

If convicted, ARMANDO ENRIQUEZ-MORA faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years, a fine of up to $250,000.00, one year supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment.

U. S. Attorney Strasser reiterated that a bill of information is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.  

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Irene González is in charge of the prosecution.


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Updated October 30, 2019