Last week, an American family thought their prayers had been answered when a judge ruled their husband and father could finally come home for good.
Unfortunately, Rene Lima-Marin didn’t walk through the doors of his Colorado home as planned on Wednesday afternoon, after his release was placed on hold because of immigration concerns.
Lima-Marin, 38, was released from prison in 2008 because of a paperwork error, CNN reports.
The father-of-two, who moved to America from Cuba when he was a one-year-old, had been serving a 98-year sentence for robbing two video stores in 1998.
But after six years of living as a free man, he was re-incarcerated in 2014 and separated from his wife Jasmine and their two children.