According to reports, 21 Savage has been arrested by officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Savage, whose real name is Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, is actually from the United Kingdom, according to ICE officials, and reportedly entered America legally in 2005. Officials state that Savage “subsequently failed to depart under the terms of his nonimmigrant visa” and has been placed into removal proceedings.
Reporter Mark Winne from The Fader:
‘U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested unlawfully present United Kingdom national Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph AKA ‘21 Savage’ during a targeted operation with federal and local law enforcement partners early Sunday in metro Atlanta.’
“Mr. Abraham-Joseph was taken into ICE custody as he is unlawfully present in the U.S. and also a convicted felon. Mr. Abraham-Joseph initially entered the U.S. legally in July 2005, but subsequently failed to depart under the terms of his nonimmigrant visa”, Cox emailed https://t.co/MeqSZAFAcz
— Mark Winne (@MarkWinneWSB) February 3, 2019