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    Barack Obama's Aunt is discovered to be in the USA illegally, Obama claims he had no idea

    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.
    Onyango is not a relative whom Obama has discussed in campaign appearances and, unlike Obama's father and grandmother, is not someone who has been part of the public discussion about his personal life.
    A spokeswoman for U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Kelly Nantel, said the government does not comment on an individual's citizenship status or immigration case.
    Onyango's case—coming to light just days before the presidential election—led to an unusual nationwide directive within Immigrations and Customs Enforcement requiring any deportations prior to Tuesday's election to be approved at least at the level of ICE regional directors, the U.S. law enforcement official told the AP.
    The unusual directive suggests that the Bush administration is sensitive to the political implications of Onyango's case coming to light so close to the election.
    Kenya is in eastern Africa between Somalia and Tanzania. The country has been fractured in violence in recent years, including a period of two months of bloodshed after December 2007 that killed 1,500 people.
    The disclosure about Onyango came just one day after Obama's presidential campaign confirmed to the Times of London that Onyango, who has lived quietly in public housing in South Boston for five years, was Obama's half aunt on his father's side.
    It was not immediately clear how Onyango might have qualified for public housing with a standing deportation order.

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    For being such an "intelligent, Harvard law educated" man, Obama sure doesn't know much (when it is information on family and close associates that could negatively reflect on him, anyway).

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    How many people who were abandoned by their fathers when they were babies know about every illegal act done by every relative of those fathers long after those fathers are deceased?

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    Yeah, as much as I hate Obama, this is another stretch. His aunt? Really?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
    How many people who were abandoned by their fathers when they were babies know about every illegal act done by every relative of those fathers long after those fathers are deceased?

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    He may have been abandoned by his father as a baby, but this particular aunt is talked about in his book that is all about his father, and while he was raised by his mother and her family he couldn't even be bothered to go to his mother's side while she was slowly dying. He's spent so much of his time concentrating on his father and his father's family that he couldn't even show the basic respect for the family that actually raised him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
    How many people who were abandoned by their fathers when they were babies know about every illegal act done by every relative of those fathers long after those fathers are deceased?
    He did mention her affectionately in his book, and she did donate to his presidential campaign. She was sent packing four years ago. Obama had no idea...really? How many associations does this guy have with shady people where he just didn't know? He's must be the world's most naive guy...

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    Or thinks Americans are the most naive voters.... and in many cases he would be right.
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    If he wins his first job will be to make her legitimate.


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    You may be right, He would probably give er a presidential pardon.


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