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

Friday, December 7, 2018

Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced yesterday that ELVA RAMIREZ-LAMBERTO, age 35, a citizen of Honduras, pleaded guilty to a one-count Bill of Information alleging illegal reentry of a removed alien, in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a).

According to the Bill of Information, ELVA RAMIREZ-LAMBERTO reentered the United States on or about September 18, 2018, after having been previously removed therefrom on or about August 31, 2018.

ELVA RAMIREZ-LAMBERTO faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years, a fine of up to $250,000.00, one year of supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment.  U.S. District Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown set sentencing for December 6, 2018.

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 December 7, 2018