Skip to comments.Obama aunt from Kenya living in US illegally
Posted on 10/31/2008 8:59:09 PM PDT by Fred
WASHINGTON (AP) Barack Obama's aunt, a Kenyan woman who has been quietly living in public housing in Boston, is in the United States illegally after an immigration judge rejected her request for asylum four years ago, The Associated Press has learned.
Zeituni Onyango, 56, referred to as "Aunti Zeituni" in Obama's memoir, was instructed to leave the United States by a U.S. immigration judge who denied her asylum request, a person familiar with the matter told the AP late Friday. This person spoke on condition of anonymity because no one was authorized to discuss Onyango's case.
Information about the deportation case was disclosed and confirmed by two separate sources, one of them a federal law enforcment official. The information they made available is known to officials in the federal government, but the AP could not establish whether anyone at a political level in the Bush administration or in the McCain campaign had been involved in its release.
Onyango's refusal to leave the country would represent an administrative, non-criminal violation of U.S. immigration law, meaning such cases are handled outside the criminal court system. Estimates vary, but many experts believe there are more than 10 million such immigrants in the United States.
The AP could not reach Onyango immediately for comment. No one answered the telephone number listed in her name late Friday. It was unclear why her request for asylum was rejected in 2004.
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So as homeless Americans sleep on the street tonight, Obamas illegal non-citizen aunt sleeps in warmth...thanks to our tax dollars giving her public housing.
Ahhhhhh ... I wonder if acorn had stopped by to get her registered.
That’s why the words “model citizen” were used to describe her previously.
They need to get a deposition from her regarding obama’s birth origin.
I wish Rush or Hannity would put her up in a hotel room for 6 months. The PR would be worth 50x the cost.
She’s probably laying low until Tuesday when she figures Obama will take care of her.
Time for her to go back to the roots
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Obama can’t even take care of his own, but he’s going to bring hope and change to all sad people everywhere...you have to be an idiot to drink the Obama Kool-Aid.
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and did Obama know she was here illegally?
When pigs can fly at mach 3, maybe ...
Hell, she’s probably already voted...and voted....and voted....
Run her driving record....
Unbelievable, Obamas Auntie is here illegally living in public housing and collecting benefits. No surprise in October.
This probably explains why Camp Obama has been so busy diggin’ dirt on Joe the Plumber and Tito the Builder.
She never hurt anybody. Leave her alone. The loud mouth relative should be looked at.
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