The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency didn’t immediately respond Saturday to requests for comment.
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The Hartford Courant reports (http://cour.at/2wvi1uD) Connecticut resident Mynor Espinoza is being held at a federal facility in Massachusetts. He was arrested in June and has a bail hearing scheduled for Wednesday.
Espinoza’s lawyer, Yazmin Rodriguez, said Friday that Espinoza’s son was picked up about a year ago after he attempted to enter the U.S. unaccompanied and was turned over to Espinoza.
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Rodriguez says Espinoza was asked to come in to ICE offices in Hartford to sign papers for his son and was immediately arrested.