Detroit Man Dies 2 Months After ICE Deported Him to Iraq — a Country He’d Never Been To

Posted on August 9, 2019 3:41 pm

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By Eoin Higgins

A Detroit man who was born in Greece died Tuesday after being deported to Iraq, a country he had never been to and where he did not speak the language, making him one of the latest victims of President Donald Trump’s war on immigrants.

Jimmy Aldaoud, 41, likely died from complications due to diabetes, his lawyer Edward Bajoka confirmed in a Facebook post.

Bajoka detailed Aldaoud’s background and mental illness, and laid the blame for his death squarely at the feet of the White House:

Jimmy was found dead today in Iraq. The likely cause of death was not being able to