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Deport Justin Bieber: Thousands Of Americans Sign White House Petition

28/01/2014 15:52 GMT | Updated 30/01/2014 11:59 GMT

UPDATE Your Move, Obama: The Petition To Deport Justin Bieber Has Reached Its Target

A petition calling on President Barack Obama to deport Justin Bieber has been signed by thousands of American citizens.

Though live for just a few days, the application posted on the White House website has already reached more than half the 100,000 signatures it needs to secure an official response from the government.

It calls for the singer to be deported to his native Canada and for his Green Card to be revoked.

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It was posted by ‘J.A’ in Detroit on 23 January and says:

“We the people of the United States feel that we are being wrongly represented in the world of pop culture. We would like to see the dangerous, reckless, destructive and drug abusing Justin Bieber deported and his green card revoked. He is not only threatening the safety of our people but he is also a terrible influence on our nation’s youth. We the people would like to remove Justin Bieber from our society.”

Bieber was arrested in Florida for driving under the influence last week.

Police in Miami Beach said they arrested Bieber smelling of alcohol after officers saw him drag-racing before dawn Thursday, with his yellow Lamborghini traveling at nearly twice the speed limit.

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