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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Louisiana

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Mexican citizen sentenced to 24 months in prison for reentering the U.S. illegally

LAFAYETTE, La. United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that a Mexican citizen was sentenced Monday to 24 months in prison for reentering the United States illegally on four separate occasions.


Miguel Rosales-Sanchez, 46, of Guanajuato, Mexico, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Donald E. Walter on one count of illegal reentry of a removed alien. According to the guilty plea, Rosales-Sanchez was arrested in St. Mary Parish on February 7, 2016. He was previously removed from the United States in 1999, 2004, 2006 and 2010.


United States Immigrations and Customs Enforcement conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Dominic Rossetti prosecuted the case.

Updated February 14, 2017