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Press Release

Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Re-Entry

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

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that JOSE MANUEL MAZON-DE DIOS, age 32, a citizen of Mexico, pled guilty today to a one-count Indictment charging him with illegal reentry of a removed alien.


According to court documents, MAZON-DE DIOS, reentered the United States after he was previously deported on April 5, 2013. 


If convicted, MASON-DE DIOS faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years, a maximum fine of $250,000, a maximum term of supervised release of one year, and a mandatory $100 special assessment.  U.S. District Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt set sentencing for January 3, 2018.


Acting U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security in investigating this matter.  Assistant U. S. Attorney Spiro G. Latsis is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated October 18, 2017