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Press Release

Mexican National Sentenced With Illegal Reentry

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

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced yesterday that ELVA RAMIREZ-LAMBERTO age 35, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Bill of Information for illegally re-entering the United States in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a).

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

ELVA RAMIREZ-LAMBERTO was sentenced to time served.  Additionally, ELVA RAMIREZ-LAMBERTO was turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement for deportation.

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