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Federal Court Sentences Honduras Woman on Illegal Re-Entry Charge

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Iowa

DAVENPORT, IA - On December 4, 2015, Sandra Lagos Neda, age 51, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose to 12 months and one day in prison after pleading guilty to illegal re-entry into the United States, announced Acting United States Attorney Kevin E. VanderSchel. Lagos Neda was also ordered to pay $100 towards the Crime Victims Fund. After serving her sentence, Lagos Neda will be turned over to immigration authorities for deportation proceedings.

This matter was investigated by the United States Department of Homeland Security-Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Enforcement and Removal Operations, and the case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

Updated February 4, 2016