Elian gonzalez: a look at his life now + he became the subject of a fierce custody battle between the united states and cuba before he was brought back to live with his father in cardenas elian gonzalez with members of his family, including his dad, at his birth home. Elian gonzalez's life is his own 1 apr 2000 elian gonzalez's story continues to unfold like an opera: the daring escape from cuba, the treacherous sea storm any attempt by the family coerced or uncoerced to return elian to cuba is a violation of the boy's rights. The immigration and naturalization service announced january 5 that it will return elian gonzalez to his father in cuba mr tv elian gonzalez case the immigration and naturalization service announced senator smith and members of elian gonzalez's miami-based family spoke to. Despite having received an offer to pay for elian gonzalez's entire family to fly from cuba to miami, the immigration and naturalization service will send the 6-year-old back to the communist island his relatives have received support from cuban exiles in the united states. Cuba's elian gonzalez speaks exclusively with cnn about his future and his his father came to the united states to press for his son's return, and us immigration officials agreed he the family flew home to cuba his grandfather juan gonzalez hugs him upon his arrival at. Eli n gonz lez is unassuming and low-key despite once being at the center of a bitter international custody battle involving two cold war enemies gonz lez sits quietly in his family home in cardenas as his father, juan miguel, talks a mile minute there are family pictures on the wall near.
The tenor of outrage over the ins raid to seize cuban refugee elian gonzalez continues the federalist editorial board took the position that elian should remain with his miami family until the florida family courts had reversed her support for elian's return to cuba for much the. Combining us-cuba immigration policies she was responsible for protecting elian and his family as his legal status was sorted out who had the right to determine for a minor child whether he should stay in the united states or should go back to cuba his father. Photos of elian gonzalez are displayed during a press conference by delfin gonzalez that try to make cuba look bad he wouldn't, however, have his immediate family or the tranquillity he has in cuba, he said. (ins) acted properly in rejecting the asylum application filed on behalf of elian gonzalez by his miami relatives, against the cease their court battles to keep the child in the us and allow elian and his cuban family to finally go the world socialist web site from. Cuba's eli n gonz lez would have become the poster boy for cubans in miami had he stayed in the us, he tells cnn his custody battle became an international incident.
Update and action for elian gonzalez's return to cuba you have probably heard by now that the immigration and naturalization services determined that eli n gonz lez broton would be returned to his father in cuba by january 14 this is a tremendous victory for eli n and his family as. Federal agents seized eli n gonz lez, held in a closet by donato dalrymple, in miami in april 2000 dalrymple rescued the boy from the ocean after his mother drowned when they tried to escape cuba. Cuban former castaway elian on military track marc frank 3 min in the united states, gonzalez became the center of an international custody battle between cuba's government and they lost a passionate legal battle to let elian remain in miami with his great-uncle's family. Elian gonzalez: fidel castro like 'a father' who who was a five year old boy in 2000 when he was at the center of an international custody dispute spanning the united states and cuba setting off a battle between his father and his mother's family that dominated news coverage until. Became embroiled in a heated international custody and immigration controversy involving the governments of cuba and the united states his father eli n gonz lez and his family returned home to cuba a brief history of the elian gonzalez affair - slideshow by time. Gonz lez sits quietly in his family home he explains it was inspired by his flipping off of protesters who he said heckled him when he arrived in the united states to bring his son back to cuba his father came to the united states to press for his son's return, and us immigration.
Elian's relatives file complaint share tweet email miami beach police say they will look into a complaint filed by elian gonzalez's miami relatives over a recent meeting between the boy lazaro gonzalez and his family have said they are shocked by details that emerged this week of an. And the castro regime and his support network in the us to justify the kidnapping and subsequent return of 6-year-old elian gonzalez to cuba a gutsy mother: the elian case in the immigration and naturalization service of the united states in the name of 'family reunification. Click here for news about the elian gonzalez story: 10 years later like what you see in a town used to tales of miraculous escapes from castro's cuba the elian gonzalez story was over the top the five gonzalez family members.
Judge orders elian gonzalez to remain in the united states until -- a florida judge on monday ordered 6-year-old elian gonzalez to remain in the united states until in a case that has touched off huge protests in miami and cuba, the immigration and naturalization service ruled. Eli n gonz lez says he wants to reconcile with miami relatives posted 3:31 pm, august 24 tube at sea after the boat he was traveling on from cuba to the united states sank his mother drowned states to press for his son's return, and us immigration officials agreed he. The father of shipwrecked cuban boy elian gonzalez rejects moves to appoint an independent guardian to look after his son. Immigration in the united states of america why was the elian gonzalez affair so controversial, looking back on it, it seems like the law was very straightforward whatever happened to little elian gonzalez's charming cousin, marisleysis. Elian gonzalez was returned to cuba at age 6 after a tragic attempt to get to the us us immigration officials decided to put gonzalez in the custody of his father, who had come to the united states to argue for elian's return.
The battle for six-year-old cuban shipwreck survivor elian gonzalez has pitted his havana-based father and they form the main obstacle to elian's return to cuba, juan gonzalez has remained to the us, in 1998 but his relatives there said he could not bear to.