Attorney secures Dallas-born teen’s release from Pearsall ICE facility

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Legal citizen being held?

An attorney for a Dallas-born citizen being held at the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement South Texas Detention Complex in Pearsall secured his release Tuesday afternoon, July 23 after nearly a month in custody.

Francisco Erwin Galicia was detained at a Border Patrol checkpoint in Falfurrias on June 27, according to his attorney Claudia Galan.

“After a month of being away from my mom, I’m ready to see her and give her a hug,” Galicia told reporters following his release from the facility.


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