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21 Savage’s Lawyer Says Rapper Is Being Unlawfully Detained Over Immigration Case

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ICE arrested and detained this weekend in Atlanta, US, citing breaching immigration rules as reason. The rapper’s lawyer has since issued a statement addressing his legal situation.

According to the document, ICE officials have refused to release the entertainer on a bond. It also reveals that a U Visa application their client has been pending since 2017, which points to the government’s knowledge of his immigration status.

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“Based upon incorrect information about prior criminal charges and now refusing to release him on a bond of any amount, despite the fact that he has a U-Visa application (as the victim of crime) with USCIS, and that he has relief from removal available to him. Mr. Abraham-Joseph has never his immigration status from the US government.”

The statement goes on to explain why is not a threat to society nor a flight risk considering his prominence as an entertainer and his contributions to the community. It then specifies that ICE has not charged the rapper with any crime.

“As a minor, his family overstayed their work visas, and he, like almost two million other children, was left without legal status through no faults of his own. This is a civil law violation, and the continued detention of Mr. Abraham-Joseph serves no other purpose than to unnecessarily punish him and try to intimidate him into giving up his right to remain in the United States.”

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