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Silvia Avelar-Flores has returned home after being detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents last week.

The 31-year-old mother of three has been granted a reprieve — at least for now.

Her husband, Carlos Juarez, 32, said he and the couple's three children are relieved and joyful. "This is good news," he said.

Juarez was gathering up Adrian, 10; Jazira, 8; and Ariana, 2, late Thursday afternoon for the drive to Logan, where Avelar-Flores has been detained since April 28. She was scheduled to be released at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Her extended family planned to gather for a reunion Thursday evening, said Juarez, a legal, permanent resident.

Avelar-Flores came to the U.S. with her parents from Mexico when she was 7.

A statement from ICE Wednesday said she had overstayed her visa for more than 20 years and that a final order for her deportation had been issued.

But Thursday afternoon, attorneys for Avelar-Flores filed a petition with immigration officials to stay the deportation order, Juarez said.

Separate documents also were submitted seeking her admittance into the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program instituted in 2012 by the Obama administration. It recognizes that young people who came to the U.S. with parents are not at fault. Previously, Avelar-Flores had not applied for DACA.

Thursday's stay, however, doesn't mean she is completely out of the woods. Immigration officials will continue to review her request to remain in the U.S.

At a rally Wednesday in front of the Department of Homeland Security field office in West Valley City, Juarez said his wife's arrest shocked his young family. "They were devastated," he said.

A growing number of undocumented immigrants without criminal records are being separated by more aggressive immigration enforcement under the administration of President Donald Trump.

Actions like the one ICE brought against Avelar-Flores and her family are occurring across the country at an alarming rate, said Andrea Himoff of Action Utah. Trump said during the presidential campaign that he would deport 11 million undocumented residents, Himoff recalled.

Trump then softened that to say he would deport "only the bad ones."

However, since Trump took office, ICE has rounded up hundreds of people in Utah who have no criminal record, Himoff said. At least half the people detained nationally have no criminal record beyond traffic violations, she added.

Between Jan. 26 and March 13, 5,441 undocumented immigrants without criminal records were deported from the U.S., according to immigration statistics reported by The Washington Post. The total for that period is 21,362 deportations. Some were criminals, but the vast majority had been cited for, or convicted of, minor crimes, say immigrant advocates.

Nonetheless, Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly has stated that ICE will no longer exempt any undocumented immigrants. "All of those in violation of the immigration laws may be subject to immigration arrest, detention and removal from the United States."