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Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry

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

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that SALVADOR TENOCO-RODRIGUEZ, age 40, a citizen of Mexico, pled guilty today to a one-count Bill of Information for illegal reentry of a removed alien after deportation, in violation of Title 8 U.S.C., Sections 1326(a) and (b)(2).


According to the Bill of Information, TENOCO-RODRIGUEZ reentered the United States on or about August 29, 2017, after having been previously removed therefrom on or about October 27, 2006.  


TENOCO-RODRIGUEZ faces a maximum term of imprisonment of twenty years, a fine of up to $250,000, three years supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment.  U.S. District Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt set sentencing for January 31, 2018.


Acting U.S. Attorney Evans 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.

Updated November 15, 2017