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Illegal alien caught in Emmetsburg sent to prison


This news story was published on May 14, 2019.
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SIOUX CITY – A man who entered the United States illegally from Honduras was sentenced on April 26, 2019, to four months’ in prison.

Jose Palma-Murillo, age 31, from Honduras, received the sentence after a March 7, 2019, guilty plea to one count of illegal re-entry.

At the guilty plea Palma-Murillo admitted he had illegally entered the United States from Honduras on an unknown dated after previously being deported in June of 2013. On February 5, 2019, Palma-Murillo came to the attention of ICE authorities after his arrest in Emmetsburg for driving while license revoked and failure to provide proof on insurance.

Palma-Murillo was sentenced in Sioux City by United States District Court Judge Leonard T. Strand. Palma-Murillo was sentenced to four months’ imprisonment. He must also serve a 1-year term of supervised release after the prison term.

Palma-Murillo is being held in the United States Marshal’s custody until he can be transported to a federal prison.

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.

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4 Responses to Illegal alien caught in Emmetsburg sent to prison

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 16, 2019 at 4:40 pm

    Thanks Obama and Democrats. And what’s with this supervised release crap? He’s here illegally. Deport his A$$ and the rest of him too.

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    Allen Reply Report comment

    May 16, 2019 at 11:31 am

    Can you get a drivers license in Iowa if you are an illegal alien? When he gets out he’ll have to serve 1 year of supervision, probably by the farmer that had previously employed him.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 16, 2019 at 8:29 am

    There are a couple of farmers over there that bring in illegals by the van load. Everyone knows it, but no one does anything about it.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 15, 2019 at 7:40 am

    Lots of illegals over there working in the egg plants and chicken farms.