Zeituni Onyango

Zeituni Onyango lived in this public housing development in Boston. (Getty Images)

Obama Aunt Who Stayed In U.S. Illegally Dies At 61 

Zeituni Onyango was living in the U.S. illegally after losing an asylum request in 2004.


The public housing development where Zeituni Onyango, 56, a native of Kenya, has since January resided stands on Flaherty Way on Nov. 2, 2008 in Boston, Mass. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Homeland Security Employee Admits He Revealed Days Before Election Obama’s Aunt Was Living In US Illegally

A Homeland Security Department employee has acknowledged that he disclosed to The Associated Press days before the 2008 election that President Barack Obama’s aunt was living in the U.S. illegally and said he did not reveal the information for political reasons.