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Nicaraguan National Indicted for Illegal Re-Entry

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

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Duane Evans announced today that ALEXANDER JOSUE REYES-RAMIREZ, age 36, was charged on December 8, 2022 in a one-count indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a).

According to the indictment, ALEXANDER JOSUE REYES-RAMIREZ (“REYES-RAMIREZ”), reentered the United States after he was previously deported on December 18, 2013.  If convicted, REYES-RAMIREZ faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years, a maximum fine of up to $250,000, a maximum term of supervised release of one year, and a mandatory $100 special assessment fee.

U.S. Evans reiterated that an indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. 

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement in investigating this matter.  Assistant U. S. Attorney Carter K. D. Guice, Jr. is in charge of the prosecution.


Updated December 9, 2022