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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Illegally Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that CARLOS RAMIREZ-VASQUEZ, age 38, a citizen of Mexico, pled guilty today to a one-count Bill of Information for illegal reentry of removed alien.

According to the Bill of Information, on or about March 29, 2015, RAMIREZ-VASQUEZ was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about April 17, 2000.

RAMIREZ-VASQUEZ faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years and a fine of $250,000, one year supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment.   U.S. District Judge Carl J. Barbier set sentencing for August 6, 2015.

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

Carlos Ramirez-Vasquez Factual Basis.pdf (48.01 KB)

Updated September 2, 2015