Rapper, 21 Savage whose real name is Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph was arrested by the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Sunday, 3rd of February, 2019 in Atlanta and has been taken into custody and will be set for possible deportation.
According to reports, he entered the US legally in 2005 from the United Kingdom and his visa expired that same year – which means he has been staying illegally in the United States for 14 years.
He was convicted for drug charges in 2014
His attorney, Dina LaPolt tells TMZ, “We are working diligently to get Mr. Abraham-Joseph out of detention while we work with authorities to clear up any misunderstanding. Mr Abraham-Joseph is a role model to the young people in the country – especially in Atlanta, Georgia and is actively working in the community leading programs to help underprivileged youths in financial literacy.”
He is currently in custody in Georgia