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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

English Teen denied entry into U.S.A. because of E-mail to Obama

 

English Teen denied entry into U.S.A. because of E-mail to Obama

Drunk-dialing can get you in trouble with your girlfriend. Drunk e-mailing the President of the United States, however, can get you banned from the country – permanently.
That’s what apparently happened to Luke Angel, a British teen who sent a curse-laden message to the White House directed at President Obama.

THE ALIEN ENEMIES ACT
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That whenever there shall be a declared war between the United States and any foreign nation or government, or any invasion or predatory incursion shall be perpetrated, attempted, or threatened against the territory of the United States, by any foreign nation or government, and the President of the United States shall make public proclamation of the event, all natives, citizens, denizens, or subjects of the hostile nation or government, being males of the age of fourteen years and upwards, who shall be within the United States, and not actually naturalized, shall be liable to be apprehended, restrained, secured and removed, as alien enemies. And the President of the United States shall be, and he is hereby authorized, in any event, as aforesaid, by his proclamation thereof, or other public act, to direct the conduct to be observed, on the part of the United States, towards the aliens who shall become liable, as aforesaid; the manner and degree of the restraint to which they shall be subject, and in what cases, and upon what security their residence shall be permitted, and to provide for the removal of those, who, not being permitted to reside within the United States, shall refuse or neglect to depart therefrom; and to establish any other regulations which shall be found necessary in the premises and for the public safety: Provided, that aliens resident within the United States, who shall become liable as enemies, in the manner aforesaid, and who shall not be chargeable with actual hostility, or other crime against the public safety, shall be allowed, for the recovery, disposal, and removal of their goods and effects, and for their departure, the full time which is, or shall be stipulated by any treaty, where any shall have been between the United States, and the hostile nation or government, of which they shall be natives, citizens, denizens or subjects: and where no such treaty shall have existed, more
“The individual had sent an email to the White House which was full of abusive and threatening language,” a police spokesperson told the British newspaper, Bedfordshire On Sunday.
Officers visited Angel at his home in Silsoe, a town in Bedfordshire, England, during which time the teen admitted to sending the e-mail, although he couldn’t remember what he wrote.
“I don’t remember exactly what I wrote as I was drunk,” he told The Sun. “But I think I called Barack Obama a pr—. It was silly – the sort of thing you do when you’re a teenager and have had a few.”
His e-mail, however, was brought to the attention of government officials who didn’t find it quite so funny.
“The police who came ‘round took my picture and told me I was banned from America forever,” the 17-year-old said.
The U.S. Customs & Border Protection agency, which is part of the Department of Homeland Security and is in charge of enforcing immigration law, said it “would not discuss” specific cases.more

 

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