Justin Bieber haters in the U.S. shouldn't look to the federal government to take him off their hands.
After receiving a petition earlier this year with almost 275,000 signees asking the government to revoke Bieber's green card and deport him following arrests in Miami for DUI, resisting arrest and driving with an expired license, the White House issued a statement saying, "Thanks for your petition and your participation in We the People. Sorry to disappoint, but we won't be commenting on this one...We'll leave it to others to comment on Mr. Bieber's case, but we're glad you care about immigration issues."
The statement also spoke out on immigration reform issues, noting that "Independent economists say immigration reform will grow our economy and shrink our deficits by almost $1 trillion in the next 20 years.
For those of you counting at home, that's 12.5 billion concert tickets -- or 100 billion copies of Mr. Bieber's debut album.
Bieber is allowed to reside in the U.S. based on an O-1 visa for those demonstrating "extraordinary ability or achievement."
Authorities are not allowed to revoke visas except after person has been convicted of a violent crime or sentenced to more than a year in jail, neither of which is the case with Bieber.
So for now it's the Beliebers coming out on top.