Beloved chef released from immigration custody

Beloved chef released from immigration custody

Originally published bt The Washington Post

A beloved soup kitchen chef in upstate New York who was detained by immigration officials has been released from a detention center.

The Times Union reports that Kinimo Ngoran (KIH’-nih-moh nuh-GOHR’-an) was released from the federal facility near Buffalo Tuesday night after Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials submitted a court filing.

The immigration agency has issued Ngoran a temporary stay of removal until a decision is made on his application to get a green card through his wife, who is an American citizen.

Ngoran was working for a nonprofit organization in Albany when he was arrested Jan. 24. His arrest prompted officials and activists to rally to stop his deportation.

He is a citizen of Ivory Coast who arrived in the U.S. as a stowaway.

Read more:https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/beloved-chef-released-from-immigration-custody/2019/03/06/81f5a714-4029-11e9-85ad-779ef05fd9d8_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.e99b53c8df77

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