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Eliseo Jurado Fernandez, partner of Peruvian woman living in sanctuary, posts bond in immigration court

Article subtitle: 
Ingrid Encalada Latorre remains in sanctuary in Boulder to avoid deportation
Article author: 
Jenn Fields and Amanda Trejos
Article publisher: 
The Denver Post
Article date: 
February 5, 2018
Article category: 
Colorado News
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Eliseo Jurado Fernandez on Monday posted bond and will be released from the Geo Group Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility in Aurora where he has been held for several weeks. He is the partner of Ingrid Encalada Latorre, who has claimed sanctuary in three Colorado churches to avoid deportation.

His bond was set at $2,500.

Jurado Fernandez is a Mexican national who has lived in the U.S. illegally for more than a decade. He is the stepfather of Encalada Latorre’s oldest son, who is 9, and has a 2-year-old son with her. Both boys are U.S. citizens.

The day he was detained, ICE field office director Jeffrey Lynch said in a statement, ““ICE targeted Eliseo Jurado Fernandez for arrest after he came to ICE’s attention during an investigation into his spouse, Ingrid Encalada Latorre, from Peru, who is also illegally present in the United States. Jurado Fernandez has numerous criminal convictions, in addition to illegally entering the United States ...