JAY-Z has employed a high immigration lawyer to help fellow rapper 21 Savage keep in America.
The troubled star, actual identify Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested on Sunday (03Feb19) amid allegations he’s a U.Okay. nationwide who has been residing in America since 2005 with out the right paperwork. He’s at present being held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers in Georgia, who’ve threatened to deport him again to England, the place he was born.
The 99 Issues hitmaker feels 21 Savage’s predicament is “an absolute travesty” and he’s insisting he needs to be “reunited with his children immediately”.
In accordance to TMZ, JAY-Z has additionally employed high lawyer Alex Spiro by way of his Roc Nation firm to help with the case.
“We are not going to stop until he is released, bonded out or in front of a judge…,” Spiro tells the web site. “What we have here is someone who overstayed their visa with an application (for a U Visa) pending for four years – not a convicted criminal that needs to be detained and removed but, by all accounts a wonderful person, father, and entertainer, who has a marijuana offence which was vacated and sealed.”
In a earlier assertion, 21 Savage’s lawyer, Charles H. Kuck, confirmed the rapper was born within the U.Okay. however arrived within the U.S. legally when he was seven years outdated, contradicting reviews suggesting he was an adolescent when he moved to America.
He additionally defined that his authorized standing expired in 2006 and he filed an software for a U Visa in 2017.
The rap star has three U.S. citizen kids and a mom and 4 siblings, who’re within the nation lawfully.