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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>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.
Of course not, he wants to share yours with his illegal alien family members.
Does this mean that AP will get kicked of Airforce 0?
How many politicians were crucified for hiring an illegal nanny or gardener? A relative of a lib commie?
Just like that.
The difference being she's breaking the law...and the MSM will ignore this story.
Times like this, I almost feel sorry for Obama. Imagine the embarrassment of having all these poor ignorant relatives coming out of the woodwork and having to figure out what to do about them all. What’s he supposed to do, invite them to state dinners? Put them up in the Lincoln bedroom? Buy them fancy houses in Hyde Park? And how many of them are there? Heh heh heh . . .
Mr Obama...when did you know your Aunt was in Chicago...and when did you know she was here was illegally?
This is big... it's just a matter of how you get the info out.
Obama: “That’s not the Auntie Oynanga I knew”.
Rest of the illegals must be celebrating, if they keep her, they will demand the same treatment.
Republicans, go vote for the sake of nation’s laws!...please.
I know she’s breaking the law.
There are a couple million breaking the law in TX right now also. Better to make a spectacle of her then enforce immigration laws which is a subject for another post.