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U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi jailed in Mexico

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A family photo of Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, who was arrested in Mexico after he crossed the border in possession of guns and ammunition. (Carline Jean / South Florida Sun Sentinel)
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About 100 people gathered near the San Ysidro border crossing in May to show support for Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, who is being held in a Mexican jail on weapons charges. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
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Bonnie McAdams joins others calling for the release of Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi outside the Stanford Mansion in Sacramento, where Mexican President Enrique Peñ Nieto was visiting in August. (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)
Tim Donnelly
Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (R-Twin Peaks) joins the August rally in Sacramento calling for the release of Marine Andrew Tahmooressi from Mexican custody. (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)
A small protest outside the Millennium Biltmore hotel in downtown Los Angeles in August encourages Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to intervene in the case of U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi. (Dan R. Krauss / For The Times)
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Jill Tahmooressi, mother of Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi. (Carline Jean / South Florida Sun Sentinel)
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Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi sits astride a Harley Davidson on Sept. 4, 2011, near his Florida home.  (Family photo )
Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi in Afghanistan
Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi in a Marine combat vehicle during one of his combat tours in Afghanistan from 2010 to 2012.  (Family photo )