21 Savage, still facing deportation, waits among thousands in Atlanta immigration court backlog
With the help of a powerful legal team, influential organizations and a mobilized social response, 21 Savage was able to get his release from ICE custody after an arrest earlier this year - but it wasn't the end of his immigration struggle.
The Atlanta rapper and humanitarian, who was born in England, drew international support in February when he was arrested by U.S. immigration authorities for living in the country on an expired visa.
21 Savage, whose legal name is Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, allegedly entered the U.S. legally in July 2005 at age 7 on an H-4 visa but failed to leave under the terms of his "nonimmigrant visa" when it expired in 2006, according to ICE.
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