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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Salvadoran Man Sentenced for Immigration Offense

United States Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that MILTON OMAR SANCHEZ, age 43, a native of El Salvador, was sentenced today after pleading guilty to a one-count indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien.

United States District Court Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle sentenced SANCHEZ to time served (10 months), followed by one year of supervised release. The defendant will be surrendered to the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for removal proceedings.

According to court documents, on September 13, 2017, SANCHEZ was found in the United States after having been previously deported from the United States on July 13, 2004.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in investigating this matter. Assistant United States Attorney Jon Maestri is in charge of the prosecution.

Topic(s): 
Immigration
Updated July 25, 2018