President Obama’s Uncle Released From Mass. Jail

By Lauren Leamanczyk, WBZ-TV's New Hampshire Bureau Chief

FRAMINGHAM (CBS) – The illegal alien uncle of President Barack Obama has been released from the Plymouth County House of Corrections, officials confirmed Friday.

Onyango Obama was arrested for drunk driving in August. Since that time, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) had ordered him held in jail.

Obama came to the United States illegally from Kenya nearly 50 years ago. He was ordered to return to Africa in 1992 but never did.

WBZ-TV’s Lauren Leamanczyk reports

He was released Thursday but his whereabouts are unknown.

WBZ-TV went to the Framingham home Obama shares with other relatives. No one answered the door. Neighbors say they haven’t seen Obama since he was arrested.

Obama worked at Conti Liquors in Framingham. The owner of that store says Obama is a good worker and is welcome back, but said he had not heard from his employee since his release.

A spokeswoman for ICE says they have no comment on the case citing privacy. Officials at Plymouth County House of Corrections said the same.

Obama’s lawyers did not return calls for comment.

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