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Sudanese Refugee & Scholar Fights to Stay Alive

April 15th, 2008 by jake · 1 Comment

Sudanese scholar and refugee Lino Nakwa just had his green card application denied because he was kidnapped by the Sudan People’s Liberation Army when he was 12-years-old, the very reason he was granted entry to the United States of America as a victim of persecution. Because Nakwa was held captive against his will for one month by the Sudanese terrorist organization, the Department of Homeland Security has decided Nakwa poses a security threat.

Sound preposterous that Lino, a Dean’s List student at Transylvania University trying to make everything right with the world would be carelessly tossed aside?

Click here to learn more about Lino Nakwa and contact your legislators to urge their support of one of the few immigrants in the U.S. who follow the legal route to citizenship only to be castigated by the system.

Don’t sit idly by while the United States allows another person to die in genocidal Sudan. Which is what will happen if Lino is deported. It’s sad enough that we’ve (the world, not just the USA) allowed hundreds of thousands of others to perish.

Tags: Immigration · Politics

1 response so far ↓

  • 1 ReformedPatriot // Apr 15, 2008 at 6:25 pm

    This whole case is irritating. Come here illegally and we will put you on a pedestal. Flee from a hostile land, immigrate legally, earn degrees from our College’s and we’ll punish you for something you had no control over when you were 12. Welcome to the land of the free.

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