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ICE Pursuing Deportation Case of Onyango Obama

Earlier this week, the president's uncle was granted a hardship driver's license, after admitting sufficient fact last week in a OUI charge, stemming from an arrest by Framingham Police.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials plan to pursue its deportation case against Onyango Obama, the president’s uncle, who works at

Last week, Obama, 67,

“Now that Mr. Onyango’s criminal case has completed, ICE has communicated, in accordance with standard procedure, with the attorney of record regarding his removal pursuant to a previous final order by an immigration judge,” Brian P. Hale, Director of Public Affairs for ICE, said in a statement.

Obama was granted a hardship license earlier this week from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles so her can get to his employment.

Obama is the half-brother of President Obama’s late father, and the older brother of Zeituni Onyango, who was granted asylum in 2010.

, scored his limited license Tuesday from the Registry’s Wilmington branch, after convincing a hearing officer that life without wheels would have posed an undue hardship on his livelihood as a liquor-store manager.

Obama bolstered his case with a letter from his employer, Conti Liquors, as well as proof that he’d enrolled in an alcohol-treatment program, reported the Boston Herald.

“He met all of the criteria,” Massachusetts Department of Transportation press secretary Sara Lavoie told the Boston Herald.

Of the state’s decision to award Obama a license even though the federal government considers him an illegal alien, Lavoie would only say, “Registry business is based on Registry records.”

Applicants for a Massachusetts driver's license are required to present a verifiable Social Security number.

Retired Fed April 06, 2012 at 06:41 PM
What documents did he present to be emplyed @ CONTI Liquors. He has a valid SSN and drivers license but to use these he must claim US citizenship. I like to see his I-9 he filled out and so should ICE!
Jim Rizoli April 06, 2012 at 08:42 PM
If they believe your false documents then you're good to go. Some do get it with using false documents, it would take a keen eye to spot them. Most establishments don't seem to care. Jim@ccfiile.com

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