His story has made international headlines. It is the tragic tale of a 6-year-old boy whose mother so wanted to give him a better life that she risked her own and died in the process.Eli�n Gonz�lez’s saga has touched many hearts, but there’s another story that’s taken place behind the scenes – it deals with how a high-profile political consultant in Miami has assembled a team of lawyers to represent Eli�n’s U.S. relatives who want to keep him from being returned to his homeland.
It was just a day or two after Eli�n arrived here last month, clinging to an inner tube off Fort Lauderdale, that Miami lawyer Spencer Eig received a distress call of sorts. Armando Guti�rrez, a Miami political consultant, contacted Eig, asking for his help.
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