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CASE NAME:State of California v. Esperanza Vargas
ALL PLAINTIFFS:State of California
ALL DEFENDANTS:Esperanza Vargas, Raul Vargas, Claudia Vargas
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SOURCE:News Article
TYPE OF CASE:Criminal
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TYPE OF TRIAL:Judge
TRIAL JUDGE(S):Hon. Tomas J. Whelan
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YEAR OF VERDICT:1991
TYPE OF COURT:State Court
STATE:California
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STATE COUNTY:San Diego
AGE OF VICTIM(S):Adult
NUMBER OF VICTIMS:1
GENDER OF VICTIM(S):Female
VICTIM'S COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:Mexico
METHOD OF ENTRY INTO THE U.S.:Undocumented
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NUMBER OF DEFENDANT(S):3
GENDER OF DEFENDANT(S):Female and Male
TYPE OF INDUSTRY:Labor
CASE CATEGORIZATION:Domestic Servant
FIRST CHARGE:Involuntary servitude (Esperanza Vargas)
FIRST CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:California Penal Code § 181
FIRST CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Guilty Plea
FIRST CHARGE SENTENCE:36 months
SECOND CHARGE:Assault (Raul Vargas)
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APPEAL:No
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SUMMARY:

Defendant Esperanza pleaded to holding a Mexican national in involuntary servitude as a domestic servant. Her son, Raul Vargas, pleaded guilty to assaulting the victim.

See "United States v. Esperanza Vargas" for additional facts.
Approval Status:Approved
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