Anthonia Nwaorie

Anthonia Nwaorie is a 59-year-old nurse and grandmother who lives in Katy, Texas, near Houston. She came to the U.S. from Nigeria in 1982 and obtained her license as a registered nurse in 1983. She became a U.S. citizen in 1994. She frequently works as a traveling nurse, visiting hospitals across the United States for a few months at a time. She is the oldest of ten siblings, has six adult children, and seven grandchildren.

  • May 4, 2018    |   Private Property

    Houston Forfeiture

    Nurse Files Class Action Challenging CBP’s Abusive Civil Forfeiture Practices

    On October 31, 2017, Anthonia Nwaorie, a registered nurse and grandmother from Katy, Texas, experienced a real-life Halloween horror story at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), when Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized all of her money as she was boarding an international flight. Anthonia, a U.S. citizen, was traveling with over $40,000…

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