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A 27-year-old Florida man who served tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan with the U.S. Marine Corps is back on American soil after four months spent in a Mexican jail cell.
A Republican congressman Thursday threatened Mexico with a travel boycott until a former Marine who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan is released from prison after his arrest by Mexican authorities for being in possession of an antique shotgun.
"We feel like we have a really strong case," she said. "Our lawyer said he's feeling cautiously optimistic. We're waiting to comment until that happens."
However, she did say the family had filed a motion in the Mexican courts essentially saying her son's rights under Mexico's constitution haven't been honored.