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Ibrahim Parlak once again fighting to stay in the U.S.

The Department of Homeland Security is once again threatening a Berrien County restaurateur with deportation.

It’s the latest move in the 20-year fight against deportation by Ibrahim Parlak. He’s a restaurant owner in Harbert, who says being Kurdish means a possible deportation to Turkey would likely be a death sentence.

At a news conference Wednesday Parlak said federal officials are appealing a judge’s ruling that allowed him to remain in the U.S. under the Convention Against Torture law. He claims he was tortured in Turkey.

Congressman Upton released a statement Wednesday supporting Parlak, who expects to hear an update on his status in a year.

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3 comments

Paul February 20, 2020 at 11:53 am

Kick that guy out of our country – NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Ron February 22, 2020 at 11:51 pm

He is a business owner. He provides jobs for people. He has done more than you have, Paul.

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Ron February 22, 2020 at 11:56 pm

Paul, you are such a dumb piece of shit. You really need to shut the hell up. Of course, you won’t, so let’s hear what a horrible excuse for a human being you are…..and GO:

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