21 Savage Revealed To Be UK Citizen, Arrested During ICE Sting

Atlanta, GA – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement reportedly arrested 21 Savage early Sunday morning (February three). According toThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution, they declare he’s really from the United Kingdom and has overstayed his visa.

ICE spokesman Brian Cox mentioned, 21 Savage — actual identify Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph — was taken into custody as half a “focused operation.”

The I Am > I Was architect claimed to be from Atlanta and it was assumed he was simply one other native ATL act. But Cox mentioned 21 Savage is an “unlawfully current United Kingdom nationwide” who legally entered the States in July 2005 on a visa. However, his visa expired a 12 months later and he’s remained within the U.S. illegally for the previous 13 years.

He was additionally convicted on drug expenses in 2014.

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ICE launched the next assertion:

“U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested unlawfully current United Kingdom nationwide Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph AKA ’21 Savage’ throughout a focused operation with federal and native legislation enforcement companions early Sunday in metro Atlanta. Mr. Abraham-Joseph was taken into ICE custody as he’s unlawfully current within the U.S. and likewise a convicted felon.

“Mr. Abraham-Joseph initially entered the U.S. legally in July 2005, however subsequently did not depart underneath the phrases his nonimmigrant visa and he turned unlawfully current within the U.S. when his visa expired in July 2006. In addition to being in violation federal immigration legislation, Mr. Abraham-Joseph was convicted on felony drug expenses in October 2014 in Fulton County, Georgia.

“Mr. Abraham-Joseph is presently in ICE custody in Georgia and has been positioned into removing proceedings earlier than the federal immigration courts. ICE will now await the end result his case earlier than a federal immigration choose to find out future actions.”

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