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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 6, 2015

Mexican National Sentenced for Illegal Reentry

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that CARLOS RAMIREZ-VASQUEZ, age 38, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien.

U.S. District Judge Carl J. Barbier sentenced CARLOS RAMIREZ-VASQUEZ to time served, and a $100 special assessment.  RAMIREZ-VASQUEZ will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

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

U.S. Attorney Polite 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 was in charge of the prosecution.

Updated August 6, 2015