Friday, March 22, 2013

Can We Deport ANYBODY??!!

Daoud Chehazeh Eyad al Rababah.jpg
Daoud Chehazeh                                          Eyad al Rababah

"In 2001, court documents show U.S. immigration judge Annie Garcy helped Chehazeh fill out his asylum application. She would eventually rule that he belonged to a social group of "people who are hopelessly in debt."

Syrian man tied to 9-11 hijackers given asylum because he is a "hopeless debtor".


Siarlys Jenkins said...

If he's from India, this might have some validity. They still have "debt bondage" which binds people from generation to generation, to debts that can never be fully paid by a lifetime of forced labor.

But, if that is the basis for a precedent, it should not be broadly worded. It should be very specific to debt slavery, not to anyone who took out a mortgage they couldn't afford to pay.

elwood p suggins said...

This dude is ID-ed in the article as Syrian. While connections to Saudi Arabia and Jordan are specified, none of the hijackers were from India that I know of, and there were no references to India in the article that I could see.

Accordingly, unless I am missing something (which is of course quite possible), an Indian reference is essentially and basically a non sequitur, no??

Siarlys--gotta remember your "if dog rabbit" principles. Said otherwise, "if" he is not from India, which does not seem to be the case, whatever "this" you are talking about would appear to have no validity at all.