According to a Facebook post by his lawyers, the 21 Savage was released while waiting for a hearing of deportation:
"In the last 9 days, the name She's Bin Abraham -Joseph, known in the world as 21 Savage, talks with ICE to both define his actual legal status, his eligibility for bonds, and provide evidence of his extraordinary contributions to his community and society. "During the last 24 hours, at the conclusion of the Grammy Awards where he was scheduled to attend and perform, we received the notice that Sheyaya was given an expedited hearing. Now, the 21 Savage was granted a bond release. He won his independence. "
The Atlanta-based rapper is held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) since February 3. ICE officials say Savage is a United Kingdom national and resident in the country that has been illegal since 2016.
The 26-year-old claims to be from Atlanta and has long been considered a local act.
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The law firm representing 21 Savage , Kuck Baxter Immigration LLC, thanked the rapper fans for his name on their Facebook page:
"21 Savage asked us to send a special message to his fans and supporters-say he's already while absent from the Grammy Awards, he is in the spirit and grateful for support from around the world and beyond, ready to be with his loved ones and continue making music that brings people. "
After 21 Savage arrests, federal agents said Channel 2 Investigative Reporter [:
"US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was arrested illegally by the United Kingdom national law Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph AKA & # 39; Savage & # 39; a targeted operation of federal and local law enforcement enforcement officers on Sunday at Metro Atlanta. Mr. Abraham-Joseph was taken into custody by ICE while he was unlawfully present in the U.S. and a proven criminal. Mr. Abraham-Joseph initially entered the United States by law in July 2005, but subsequently failed to leave under the terms of his nonimmigrant visa and he became unlawful in the US when his visa expired In July 2006. In addition to fraud in the federal immigration Act, Mr. Abraham-Joseph was convicted of felony drug charges in October 2014 in Fulton County, Georgia. "
His lawyers said that the rapper had never hidden his immigration status from the US government and submitted U Visa to 2017
They previously said the 26-year-old rapper was brought to the US when he was 7 and his legal status expired in 2006 without his own fault.
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