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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that RAMIRO MARTINEZ-RAMIREZ, age 42, a native of Mexico, pleaded guilty to a one-count indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien, in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a).

At sentencing, which is set for June 15, 2018, MARTINEZ-RAMIREZ faces a maximum term of imprisonment of ten years, a fine of up to $250,000.00, and a mandatory special assessment of $100.00.  Additionally, MARTINEZ-RAMIREZ is subject to a period of supervised release after imprisonment of up to three years.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement – Enforcement and Removal Operations in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Chandra Menon is in charge of the prosecution.

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Updated May 1, 2018