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White House declines to deport Justin Bieber

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - The White House has responded to a petition with more than 250,000 signatures asking for the deportation of Justin Bieber with a "no comment."

Someone started the petition in January after his latest string of run-ins with neighbors and police.  The petition asked for Bieber's green card to be stripped, as well.

In the response the White House posted:  "Sorry to disappoint, but we won’t be commenting on this one.

The We the People terms of participation state that, “to avoid the appearance of improper influence, the White House may decline to address certain procurement, law enforcement, adjudicatory, or similar matters properly within the jurisdiction of federal departments or agencies, federal courts, or state and local government in its response to a petition."

So we'll leave it to others to comment on Mr. Bieber’s case, but we’re glad you care about immigration issues."

The post then went into a long section on President Obama's immigration plan and then ended with:  "Thanks for your petition. While we weren’t able to address your direct concerns about Mr. Bieber, we hope you believe your We the People experience was a positive one."
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