According to Mennonite World Review, Max Villatoro, a pastor at the First Mennonite Church in Iowa City was detained on March 3 by immigration and customs agents and is awaiting deportation to Honduras.

According to an online petition on, Villatoro has lived in the United States for 20 years and has a wife and four children.

The Iowa Free Press will continue to follow developments and post additional updates as soon as we have them.

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