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Michigan Deportee Reportedly Dies In Iraq

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A metro Detroit man is dead after the Trump Administration deported him to Iraq.

The man was one of more than a thousand Iraqis living in the U.S. set to be deported on grounds they pose a threat to the public.

Jimmy Aldaoud. age 41, was an Iraqi national born in Greece and brought to the U.S. as a child.

Family friends say he suffered from diabetes and mental illness.

He reportedly served jail time for disorderly conduct and a home invasion.

A federal judge stayed the decision to deport Aldaoud and other Iraqis, arguing most of them were Christians who faced torture or death in Iraq.

But that decision was over-turned and Aldaoud was deported in June.

In a Facebook post, he said he was homeless in Iraq and vomiting from a lack of insulin to treat his diabetes and could not speak the language in a country he’d never been in before.