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Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by CastedDude: 3:45pm On Sep 09, 2018
A deaf and disabled Nigerian immigrant is facing deportation after 34 years in the United States. Anwana, 48, lives in Detroit at an adult foster care facility, helping mow the lawns and mop the floors at a nearby church.

According to reports, Francis Anwana born and raised in Nigeria, Francis Anwana was just 14 years old when he came to the United  States on a student visa. He was deaf, couldn't talk, and had cognitive disabilities, enrolling at the Michigan School for the Deaf in Flint. 

But in a shock to immigrant advocates, the U.S. now wants to deport Anwana to Nigeria. Given his severe disabilities, it would be a virtual "death sentence" for him, said Susan Reed, an attorney with the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center. 

Because of his disability, Anwana can only read at a second-grade level and is unable to mentally grasp the fact he could be forced to go back to Nigeria, according to advocates and his lawyer.

On Wednesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement told Anwana he would be deported on Tuesday, Sept. 11, according to advocates for Anwana. After the advocates raised concerns, ICE told them Friday that his deportation has been postponed. Anwana has a meeting with ICE set for Sept. 21.

Several years ago, his visa was not renewed because he was often moved around from group homes and caretakers lost track of his case, said local advocates. They repeatedly tried to get him a path to citizenship, but failed. He has no criminal record, advocates say.

Source; https://www.nationalhelm.co/2018/09/disabled-nigerian-immigrant-faces-deportation-after-34-years-in-us-photos.html

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Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by bedspread: 3:49pm On Sep 09, 2018
May the Good Lord Show him Mercy and ensure he is not thrown to Nigeria....

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Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by tukdi: 4:03pm On Sep 09, 2018
U.S. please I take God name beg una, don't send him back to Nigeria, Mbok!!! embarassed

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Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by Lipscomb(m): 4:10pm On Sep 09, 2018
tukdi:
U.S. please I take God name beg una, don't send him back to Nigeria, Mbok!!! embarassed
why what is wrong with you? Nigeria isn't a country or people not living there? You that talking where are you? Lazy youth the president is talking about.

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Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by Homeboiy: 4:26pm On Sep 09, 2018
welcome home brother

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Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by Baawaa(m): 4:36pm On Sep 09, 2018
34 years by now you suppose to have something tangible to fall on assuming they deport you

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Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by Yoshy: 4:55pm On Sep 09, 2018
bedspread:
May the Good Lord Show him Mercy and ensure he is not thrown to Nigeria....
Amen, a million times.

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Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by Nobody: 6:10pm On Sep 09, 2018
angry

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Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by Oceannaagent: 6:10pm On Sep 09, 2018
After so many years , there are facilities there to care of him there more than home.

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Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by theoldpretender(m): 6:10pm On Sep 09, 2018
Baawaa:
34 years by now you suppose to have something tangible to fall on assuming they deport you

He is severely disabled. I doubt he knows how to go about that.

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Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by Lordbooster(m): 6:10pm On Sep 09, 2018
Eyyah
Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by Olujoe1(m): 6:11pm On Sep 09, 2018
From heaven to hell if u know u know..... God bless my country
Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by Roon9(m): 6:12pm On Sep 09, 2018
The story doesn't even make sense..mainstream media could cook up anything just to discredit Trump

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Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by adebayo3449(m): 6:12pm On Sep 09, 2018
So sorry
Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by 93Miles: 6:12pm On Sep 09, 2018
Come home bro.
Nigeria is getting better.

Sai Baba

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Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by Praxtech: 6:12pm On Sep 09, 2018
Lipscomb:
why what is wrong with you? Nigeria isn't a country or people not living there? You that talking where are you? Lazy youth the president is talking about.
Is Nigeria a country? Are people living there or merely existing?

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Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by udemzyudex(m): 6:12pm On Sep 09, 2018
Lipscomb:
why what is wrong with you? Nigeria isn't a country or people not living there? You that talking where are you? Lazy youth the president is talking about.

You don't understand the reason why he is begging, that man will become useless here if he is deported.

Government never care for able people finish, na disabled dem wan come care for?

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Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by BuilderDave: 6:13pm On Sep 09, 2018
Olujoe1:
From heaven to hell if u know u know..... God bless my country
grin
Olujoe1:
From heaven to hell if u know u know..... God bless my country

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Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by link2ok22: 6:13pm On Sep 09, 2018
Hard working Nigeria youth, have you heard of any disabled home been financed by the government ,them never provide for the bless na disable. This zombies are dummies, feels they make sense with every statement they drop here. Even war torn Syria is a million times better than this shit hole been spear headed by a lifeless fool.

Lipscomb:
why what is wrong with you? Nigeria isn't a country or people not living there? You that talking where are you? Lazy youth the president is talking about.

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Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by jchioma: 6:13pm On Sep 09, 2018
Na wa for this people.
Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by BruncleZuma: 6:13pm On Sep 09, 2018
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Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by dimexy247(m): 6:13pm On Sep 09, 2018
Nonsense, what is America even feeling like............,paradise? Nah, leave the guy be please.

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Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by grandstar(m): 6:14pm On Sep 09, 2018
The heartless president will see to it that he is deported.

I can remember Obama stepping in during his tenure to stop the deportation of a young Hispanic immigrant who was brought into the States illegally as a kid.

I already see him as deported.

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Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by 93Miles: 6:14pm On Sep 09, 2018
udemzyudex:


You don't understand the reason why he is begging, that man will become useless here if he is deported.

Government never care for able people finish, na disabled dem wan come care for?

Re: Disabled Nigerian Immigrant Faces Deportation After 34 Years In US. Photos by Sharpshooota: 6:14pm On Sep 09, 2018
bedspread:
May the Good Lord Show him Mercy and ensure he is not thrown to Nigeria....

Why is that... No be person dey the Nigeria?

He should come back and enjoy the change zombies are requesting for the part 2...

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