Obama Aunt Can Stay in US Until 2010, Court Rules

Onyango continues effort to appeal deportation order
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 1, 2009 1:28 PM CDT
This Oct. 30, 2008 file photo shows he public housing complex in South Boston where president-elect Barack Obama's aunt Zeituni Onyango reportedly lives is seen.   (AP Photo/Elise Amendola,File)
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(Newser) – President Obama’s aunt has been granted another year in the US, the Boston Herald reports. A judge today set Feb. 4, 2010, as the date for a hearing on Zeituni Onyango's appeal of a 2004 deportation order, clearing Onyango to live in the country until then. "Praise God," Onyango, 56, said on the steps of the courthouse afterward.