Judge Rules Obama’s Uncle Can Stay in U.S.

Onyango Obama overstayed a student visa issued in 1963

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Onyango Obama, President Barack Obama's Kenyan-born uncle, left, arrives at U.S. Immigration Court with attorney Margaret Wong, right, for a deportation hearing Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 in Boston.

The uncle of President Barack Obama will be allowed to stay in the United States despite having overstayed a student visa for decades, a Boston immigration judge ruled Tuesday.

Onyango “Omar” Obama came to the U.S. from Kenya with his brother, Barack Obama’s father, on a student visa in 1963. That visa expired in 1970, but the judge ruled that Onyango Obama was an upstanding member of his community and met the legal requirements for permanent residency under a federal law that allows residency for people living in the U.S. since before 1972. According to documents obtained by the Boston Globe, Onyango Obama was ordered deported in 1986 and 1989 and lost an appeal in 1992. The question of deportation rose again after he was arrested for drunken driving in Framingham, near Boston, in 2011.

In his testimony, Onyango said Barack lived with him for three weeks while studying at Harvard Law School, contradicting the president’s claim that the two had never met.

[The Boston Globe]

16 comments
wbarstow4
wbarstow4

Great family, liars and criminals all.

goerizal
goerizal

if i have a brother he will look like him but the great one never said that. no political gain from it - unlike the famous trayvon quip.

pantrypest
pantrypest

My uncle is from Bulgaria. Another is from Mexico. Can they stay? Or do they need a Chief Executive to help?

Openminded1
Openminded1

Obama and his lies. the muslim uncle he never met my ass. he gets to stay I wonder why? Obama the muslim liar.

TomAlmanor
TomAlmanor

We know from Obama's, "you can keep your insurance plan ... period" that he is willing to knowingly or through ignorance lie to make things look favorable to himself or accomplish his aims.  Why would anyone believe him?

#libtardedamerica
#libtardedamerica

"In his testimony, Onyango said Barack lived with him for three weeks while studying at Harvard Law School, contradicting the president’s claim that the two had never met."

so one of them is lying. i wonder if it's the "upstanding member of the community" who was arrested for drunk driving or the incompetent fool in office? my money is on dear leader


PatDendy
PatDendy

When we have laws that are not enforced, we have lawlessness. When we have courts that do not apply the law equally, we have chaos.   

gventner
gventner

funny the media can find long lost relatives of presidents....but with Obama all is over looked. 

gventner
gventner

well that is how the Obama's roll

Openminded1
Openminded1

@IdaHolloway Ida is that you in the picture now? Or when you where 29? If you like black men I am here for you.

Openminded1
Openminded1

@pantrypest They need a muslim President sorry, no Bulgarians , mexicans , or polish people, just africans and anyone from the middle east.


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