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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Barry won’t share his wealth with his family!
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.
Way to release this late Friday night, obamedia.
Time to return the campaign contribution!!!!!
Just doing the jobs Americans won’t do.
Probably a dozen times.
I don’t know if she voted but I know she stated that she donated 300 bucks to Barack. That’s illegal for all but the Leader.
>She never hurt anybody. Leave her alone.<
Then why don’t you offer to pay the monthly costs of her social services costs?
Except us law abiding tax payers
Me thinks this is the dagger if it gets reported by even 1/3 of the MSM, Mr Obama...Checkmate.
Pity the poor anonymous source on this illegal alien's case. With all in intimidation style investigation on Joe the Plumber, what do you think the Dems will do to the person who leaked this?
Couldn’t Obama sponsor her? Or does she know too much?
A very astute post.
Like her nephew did?
Can you imagine the uproar if McCain or Palin had a relative, legal or otherwise, living on government assistance!! To borrow a phrase from John “Silky Pony” Edwards, “there are two Americas!”
this just gets better everyday will america wake up!!!!
Ah....wonder where this subsistence gal came up with $300....
Exactly. This story was broken by a reporter from The Times (UK). She told him she couldn't say anything until after election day.
Between his aunt and half-brother, he should be known as “Senator Barak Obandon”.
Obama could have at least helped her to immigrate lawfully. I suppose he was to busy helping his constituents in Chicago. NOT.
>I wish Rush or Hannity would put her up in a hotel room for 6 months. The PR would be worth 50x the cost.<
Sure in Moombasa or Nairobi. Shes breaking the law by being here!
She must be thrown under the bus!
as Rush calls it, "Slum, Sweet Slum"
I am sure there are many of us whose relatives live simply and never even THINK of looking for assistance from the government...and yet these illegals take and take and take.
Now we find she's CONNECTED and illegal....what a nephew!
"Barry, can you help me with this immigration thing"??
No worries - nothing is gonna happen to her...and for McCain/Palin to beat up on a little old lady is anathema.
Just when you don't think this election can't get any stranger....
Send her back to Kenya, and have her take her no good Kenyan Nephew with her.
I am a little skeptical about this. I hope no one on our side is getting information they should not have. Obama would so love that.
Too bad Obama (D-ACORN) is only buying votes from the middle class. Auntie has to fend on her own if she can’t vote.
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