It looks like the story is probably true, though I still had some questions after reading it. (For example, when was the deportation order? What is the appeal process and is she following it?) I know a lot about African politics and a fair amount about the brokenness of our immigration system, so understand why somebody would unwilling to return to Kenya. But I don't need a lot of imagination to know how the Republicans will spin this.
And, by the way, I have little doubt that had she been granted asylum, the Republicans would find a way to spin that.