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Obama’s aunt was ruled at risk

Disclosure of case made US asylum vital, judge said

A federal official disclosed information about Zeituni Onyango, President Obama’s aunt, to the media. A federal official disclosed information about Zeituni Onyango, President Obama’s aunt, to the media.
By Maria Sacchetti
Globe Staff / August 17, 2010

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The immigration judge who granted President Obama’s aunt asylum three months ago based his decision on the fact that an anonymous federal official had disclosed information about her immigration status to the media, a “reckless’’ act that exposed her to heightened threats of persecution in her native Kenya, according to the ruling, obtained yesterday by the Globe. (Full article: 1038 words)

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