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Salvadoran National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry

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

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that Carlos Alberto Andrade, age 34, a citizen of El Salvador, pleaded guilty yesterday to a one-count indictment for illegal reentry of a removed alien, in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a).

At sentencing, which is set for August 23, 2018, Andrade faces a maximum term of imprisonment of not more than two years, a fine of $250,000.00, and a mandatory special assessment of $100.00.  Additionally, Andrade is subject to a period of supervised release after imprisonment of up to one year.

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

Updated July 13, 2018