Avélica was released Aug 30 after almost six months in immigration detention.
1 Sep 2017 – 04:13 PM EDT
Romulo Avelica was released Aug 30 after 184 days in jail Crédito: Isaias Alvarado/Univision
Rómulo Avélica hugs his wife Norma after his release. Crédito: Andres Echevarria
Rómulo Avélica having breakfast at home with his family in Los Angeles after 184 days in immigration detention. He was released earlier this week after 184 days in ICE detention. Crédito: Andres Echevarria
Rómulo Avélica greets family and friends after his release.
Rómulo Avélica with his family and part of a banner after winning his freedom.
Rómulo Avélica with his family after his release.
Rómulo Avélica speaks by phone after his release.
The Avélica family and friends. (Rómulo at center in green pullover.) Crédito: Andres Echevarria
Norma smiles as Rómulo savors his first breakfast back home. Crédito: Andres Echevarria
Rómulo Avélica with his wife Norma and their daughters.
Romulo made this DIY anniversary ring as a gift to his wife while in detention. Univision
Rómulo Avélica with his lawyer Alan Diamante. Crédito: Andres Echevarria