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White House won't deport Justin Bieber, despite online petition

Even though more than 100,000 people signed the petition, the White House doesn't plan to deport Justin Bieber, a recent statement noted.

Published Sun, Apr 20 2014 8:38 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

The White House finally responded to an online petition calling for Justin Bieber to be deported back to Canada, though "Beliebers" can breathe a sigh of relief, because he won't be going anywhere just yet.

White House won't deport Justin Bieber, despite online petition | TweakTown.com

Any online petition that collects more than 100,000 signatures must be answered by the White House, which is why the following statement was made available:

"Sorry to disappoint, but we won't be commenting on this one," according to a post on the White House Petitions website. "We'll leave it to others to comment on Mr. Bieber's case, but we're glad you care about immigration issues.

Bieber has had multiple run-ins with the law, both in the United States and Brazil, including an arrest for suspicion of DUI and assault - along with suspected drug problems for heavy alcohol consumption, marijuana use, and prescription drug abuse.

An experienced tech journalist and marketing specialist, Michael joins TweakTown looking to cover everything from consumer electronics to enterprise cloud technology. A former Staff Writer at DailyTech, Michael is now the West Coast News Editor and will contribute news stories on a daily basis. In addition to contributing here, Michael also runs his own tech blog, AlamedaTech.com, while he looks to remain busy in the tech world.

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