"I never thought this would happen until they took her from me," Vilma Carrillo of Guatemala said.
"It’s disappointing that it took a court order to get Secretary DeVos to begin providing debt relief to students," said U.S. Sen. Patty Murray.
Prabhu Ramamoorthy will be deported to India after serving the sentence. "His life is effectively over," his defense attorney told a judge.
The Guatemalan girl was traveling with a group of 163 people who turned themselves in Dec. 6.
"I’ll take my penalties," said one of the four who had been trapped. "I’ll go along with it. I’ll move along and be a better person for it."