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Attorney: Dad fighting deportation returned to Missouri


February 15, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas father fighting efforts by the U.S. to deport him to Bangladesh was returned Wednesday to Missouri from Honolulu, even as members of Congress push legislation that would make him and his wife lawful permanent residents.

Syed Ahmed Jamal, 55, was being held Wednesday afternoon in the Platte County, Missouri, jail, his attorney, Rekha Sharma-Crawford, said on Facebook. The post did not give any other details.

U.S. immigration officials put Jamal on a plane bound for Bangladesh Monday before an immigration panel granted a temporary stay in the case. He was ta...

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