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

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Illegally Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that JAVIER DE JESUS PEREZ-JIMENEZ age 30, a citizen of Mexico, pled guilty today to a one-count Bill of Information for illegal reentry of a removed alien.

According to court documents, on or about August 23, 2010, PEREZ-JIMENEZ was found in the United States after having been officially deported and removed on or about August 4, 2010.

PEREZ-JIMENEZ 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 Jane Triche Milazzo set sentencing for November 9, 2016.

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.

Updated November 10, 2016