Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Immigration Offense
According to court documents, FUENTES-VELASQUEZ was previously removed from the United States on August 29, 2013. FUENTES-VELASQUEZ was later found in the Eastern District of Louisiana on September 7, 2016, and had not received permission from the Attorney General of the United States or the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to reenter.
FUENTES-VELASQUEZ faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years, as well as a fine of $250,000. U.S. District Court Eldon E. Fallon set sentencing for March 16, 2017.