Michigan man who fought deportation to Iraq sworn in as US citizen
DETROIT — The lead plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit that sought the release of 1,400 Iraqi Americans was sworn in as a United States citizen on Friday after winning his immigration case.Usama “Sam” Hamama of West Bloomfield Township said he finally feels liberated.“I honestly told my wife ‘something’s gone.’ I just feel like my mind, back, shoulders, you feel free,” Hamama told The Detroit News. “Where I came from, I didn’t have rights, and when I came here, I didn’t respect the rights, and now I finally feel like I have a responsibility for my own. I thank God, I really do.”The case, filed...
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