ICE arrested and detained 21 Savage this weekend, citing an expired visa. The rapper’s lawyer has since issued a press release addressed his authorized scenario. According to the doc, ICE officers have refused to launch the entertainer on a bond. It additionally reveals U Visa software their consumer has been pending since 2017, which factors to the federal government’s data of his immigration standing.
“Based upon incorrect details about prior felony expenses and now refusing to launch him on a bond of any quantity, even supposing he has a U-Visa software (because the sufferer of crime) with USCIS, and that he has reduction from elimination accessible to him. Mr. Abraham-Joseph has by no means his immigration standing from the US authorities.”
The assertion goes on to clarify why 21 Savage shouldn’t be a menace to society nor a flight danger contemplating his prominence as an entertainer and his contributions to the neighborhood. It then specifies that ICE has not charged the rapper with any crime.
“As a minor, his household overstayed their work visas, and he, like virtually two million different kids, was left with out authorized standing by way of no faults of his personal. This is a civil regulation violation, and the continued detention of Mr. Abraham-Joseph serves no different goal than to unnecessarily punish him and attempt to intimidate him into giving up his proper to stay within the United States.”