06/13/2013 10:11 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Max Acosta, Gay Mexican Man, Re-United With Fiance In New York After Being Detained

San Diego Gay & Lesbian News

NEW YORK – A young gay man who was detained in San Diego by immigration authorities -- whose plight was documented by San Diego Gay & Lesbian News -- has been reunited with his fiancé in New York City. And marriage may be in their immediate future.

Ivan “Max” Flores Acosta, 26, was “paroled” last week from the Otay Detention Facility in San Diego County and immediately flew home to New York, said his fiancé, Donald Ziccardi, who sounded like the happiest guy in the world during a telephone call.

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