Queens Teen Faces Deportation Today


A 19-year-old college student at Stony Brook could be forced, along with her mother, back to Bangladesh, where she lived just the first twenty months of her life. Nadia Habib is scheduled to report to Federal Plaza by 11 a.m. this morning to be deported, although a pending request by her attorney stresses that neither she nor her mother are criminals. “I could be literally leaving everything I know,” said Habib, who has gained the support of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s office. “Leaving would mean being separated from my brothers, my baby sister and my Dad.” Where’s Rick Perry when you need him? [NYDN]