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'Slick Rick' Challenges Deportation Law

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'Slick Rick' Challenges Deportation Law

'Slick Rick' Challenges Deportation Law

'Slick Rick' Challenges Deportation Law

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In 1996, Congress passed a law demanding that foreigners convicted of violent felonies be deported. But Rick Walters says some are being unfairly targeted.

The London-born entertainer, better known as "Slick Rick," discusses his complex battle over deportation with host Farai Chideya. Also joining the conversation, Walters' attorney Alex Solomiany.

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