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Mexican Man Sentenced for Illegally Reentering the U.S.

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Iowa
Came to the attention of federal authorities after his arrest in Woodbury County for possession of drug paraphernalia and interference with official acts

A man who entered the United States illegally from Mexico was sentenced on April 26, 2019, to time served of 90 days.

Angel Bahena-Delgado, age 23, from Mexico, received the sentence after a February 15, 2019, guilty plea to one count of illegal re-entry.

At the guilty plea, Bahena-Delgado admitted he had illegally entered the United States from Mexico in August of 2018, after previously being deported on May 8, 2017. 

Bahena-Delgado was sentenced in Sioux City by United States District Court Judge Leonard T. Strand.  Bahena-Delgado was sentenced to time served. He must also serve a 1-year term of supervised release after the prison term. 

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Kevin C. Fletcher and investigated by Enforcement and Removal Office of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Bureau.

Court file information at

The case file number is 19-CR-04007.

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Updated April 29, 2019