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Press Release

Mexican National Sentenced for Illegal Re-Entry

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that JOSE MANUEL MAZON-DE DIOS, age 32, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Indictment charging him with illegal reentry of a removed alien.


U.S. District Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt sentenced MAZON-DE DIOS to eleven months imprisonment, to be followed by one year of supervised release.  Following completion of his sentence, MAZON-DE DIOS will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.          


According to court documents, MAZON-DE DIOS, reentered the United States after he was previously deported on April 5, 2013.


Acting U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Department of Homeland Security in investigating this matter.  Assistant U. S. Attorney Spiro G. Latsis was in charge of the prosecution.

Updated January 3, 2018