The Complete Story

 

Elian Gonzalez, The Boy from the Sea

Updated: Wednesday, June 28, 2000

Presentation Copyright (c) 2000, VIKRAM BADRINATH, P.C. All rights reserved.


This page lists the documents concerning the situation (including the Government’s decision) of Elian Gonzalez, the 6-year-old Cuban boy rescued at sea in November 1999. The documents contained herein are assembled from a variety of links and other websites.

INTRODUCTION

Photo Montage Story (Struggle for Elian)
Photo Montage Story (Taking of Elian)

COURT DECISIONS

1. U.S. District Court Decision PDF Format
2.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Decision HTML
3.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Decision PDF Format
4. U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Decision PDF Format
5. U.S. Court of Appeals (Eleventh Circuit) 06/23/00, Decision PDF Format

   
GOVERNMENT STATEMENTS

 

Statement by Attorney General Janet Reno On the 11th Circuit's Denial of Rehearing in the Elian Gonzalez Case 06/27/00

Text of Decision to Deny Rehearing of the 11th Circuit Court Decision on the Elian Gonzalez case 06/23/00

Attorney General's Statement on the 11th Circuit Court's Decision on the Elian Gonzalez Case 6/1/00

Text of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit 6/1/00

Attorney General Statement Regarding the Removal of Elian Gonzalez 4/22/00

Statement by Attorney General Janet Reno on Meeting with Juan Miguel Gonzalez 4/21/00

Statement by Attorney General Janet Reno on the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals Decision concerning Elian Gonzalez 4/19/00

Statement of Attorney General Janet Reno on the Elian Gonzalez Case 4/13/00

Statement of Attorney General Janet Reno on the Elian Gonzalez Case to the people of Miami 4/13/00

Statement by Attorney General Janet Reno Following Meeting with Mayors of Miami 4/11/00

DOJ/INS Statement on the Elian Gonzalez Case 4/10/00

Statement Of Attorney General Reno concerning her meeting with Juan Miguel Gonzalez, Elian's father 4/7/00

Statement of Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder, Jr. On the Arrival of Juan Miguel Gonzalez, 4/6/00

Statement of the Department of Justice and Immigration and Naturalization Service on Elian Gonzalez 4/6/00

INS Statement on the Elian Gonzalez Case 4/4/00

INS Discussion on the Elian Gonzalez Case 4/3/00

DOJ and INS Statement on the Elian Gonzalez Case 3/30/00

DOJ and INS Statement on Elian Gonzalez 3/29/00

INS Statement on Elian Gonzalez 3/28/00

Statement by Attorney General Janet Reno on the Elian Gonzalez Case 3/24/00

Statement of the Attorney General 3/21/00

Decision of the U.S. District Court, Miami in re Gonzalez v Reno 3/21/00
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INS Response to Mr. Juan Gonzalez 2/18/00

Attorney General and Commissioner Meissner Statement, 1/22/00

Department of Justice and Immigration and Naturalization Service Joint Statement on Federal Court Action Regarding Elián González 1/19/00

INS Decision in the Elian Gonzalez Case 1/5/00

INS Decision in the Elian Gonzalez Case (Spanish) 1/5/00

NEWS ARTICLES

Religion, not politics fuels Greek 'Elian' saga April 20, 2000
Transferring custody of Elian not ruled out, Reno says April 19, 2000
Elian's well-being debated as court considers case April 18, 2000
Unless barred by court order, INS to remove Elian from Miami home
April 17, 2000
Temporary stay issued blocking Elian's removal from U.S. April 13, 2000
Elian's dad arrives in U.S. seeking custody April 6, 2000
INS threatens to revoke parole status for Elian by Thursday
March 28, 2000
Elian's relatives appeal after judge clears way for boy's return to Cuba
March 21, 2000
Elian's father writes Reno: 'Put an end to this kidnapping'
February 16, 2000
Elian to meet his grandmothers at home of Catholic nun
January 25, 2000

RELATED LINKS

1. U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service.
2.
U.S. Department of Justice
3.
Eleventh Circuit Published Opinions
4.
United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
5.
LibertyForElian.org - Foundation to Help Save Elian
6.
Granma Internacional Digital, Cuba
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Kidnap in Miami
7.
Cubaweb
8.
Cuban American National Foundation