“I got one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight ICE agents ready to deport ya,” Lahren tweeted in reference to the lyrics of 21 Savage’s song “Bank Account.”
“Don’t make me get my leash,” Cardi, 26, responded, referring to a previous tweet where she told Lahren that she would “dog walk” her.
In a statement released Tuesday, 21 Savage’s legal team addressed the claims that the rapper overstayed his visa and the fan speculation that he was targeted due to a recent anti-ICE rap.
“Many have speculated as to possible ulterior motives for his arrest and detention, including that he released music five days prior to his arrest by ICE, which included new lyrics condemning the behavior of immigration officials for their detention of children at the border,” the rapper’s legal team alleged in a statement obtained by PEOPLE.
In the song “A Lot” from his album I Am > I Was, 21 Savage, born She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph raps “Been through some things so I can’t imagine my kids stuck at the border/ Flint still need water/ People was innocent, couldn’t get lawyers.”
“Mr. Abraham-Joseph was born in the United Kingdom. Mr. Abraham-Joseph arrived legally in the United States at the age of 7,” the statement explained.
“He remained in the United States until 2005, when he departed for approximately one month to visit the United Kingdom. He returned to the United States under a valid H-4 visa on July 22, 2005.”
“Mr. Abraham-Joseph has been continuously physically present in the United States for almost 20 years, except for a brief visit abroad. Unfortunately, in 2006 Mr. Abraham-Joseph’s legal status expired through no fault of his own.”
His lawyers argued that he should be considered a Dreamer, the name used to describe children who were brought to this country illegally by their parents and were offered visas under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy.