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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, November 7, 2014

Undocumented Alien From Honduras, Selvin Irias-murillo, Charged With Illegal Reentry Into The United States After Four Previous Deportations

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that SELVIN IRIAS-MURILLO, age 44, from Honduras, was charged today in a one-count indictment with illegal reentry into the United States after having been previously deported, in violation of 8 U.S.C. '1326(a).

According to the indictment, IRIAS-MURILLO was found by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agents in the Eastern District of Louisiana after records showed he had been deported on four prior occasions from the United States to Honduras. 

If convicted, IRIAS-MURILLO faces a maximum term of imprisonment of two years, a maximum fine of $250,000, a maximum term of supervised release of one year, and a mandatory $100 special assessment.

U. S. Attorney Polite reiterated that the Indictment is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in investigating this matter. Assistant U. S. Attorney Rick Veters is in charge of the prosecution.

(Download Indictment )

Updated November 18, 2014