Deportation cases

This group is dedicated to the cases of international adoptees, who face deportation or have been deported to their country of birth, because they have been convicted of criminal activity.
Since the Child Citizen Act (2000), international adoptees automatically receive US citizenship, though the law doesn't apply in retrospect to those adoptees adopted before 2000. So there are many, now adult, international adoptees who don't have American citizenship. To them the 1996 Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act applies. This law implies deportation of non-citizens for criminal records where they are sentenced to 1 year or more of prison time.

Several international adoptees, most of them having lived almost of all of their lives in the USA, are facing deportation and some already have been deported. A list of the cases can be found here.



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Americans adopted this South Korean man when he was 3. Now 41, he’s being deported. KristineArticle152691 year 24 weeks ago01 year 24 weeks ago
Justice for Russell Green and Unnaturalized Adoptees and Fosterees AdminCase file5712 years 49 weeks ago02 years 49 weeks ago
Tim Yee aka Jungbo Mo silent1Deportation case54135 years 20 weeks ago83 years 7 weeks ago
Born in a prison, now Rudi finds homes for people living rough silent1Case file11795 years 19 weeks ago14 years 21 weeks ago
Adopted son of a Vietnam War veteran grows up in Medina, now faces deportation silent1Case file8464 years 27 weeks ago04 years 27 weeks ago
Pattrick Henderson silent1Deportation case19424 years 27 weeks ago04 years 27 weeks ago
So many deportation cases in the news lately silent1Blog entry44625 years 20 weeks ago54 years 28 weeks ago
Monte Haines aka Ho-kyu Han bear8Deportation case26764 years 28 weeks ago04 years 28 weeks ago
DEPORTED MAN SHOT TO DEATH IN BRAZIL AdminCase file15969 years 5 weeks ago14 years 30 weeks ago
Korea Daily Article in Korean silent1Case file7635 years 6 weeks ago05 years 6 weeks ago
History Mitrokhin T. - It's shameful history of the relations of the Russian authorities to nationals silent1Case file7925 years 23 weeks ago15 years 15 weeks ago
BILLS WOULD RELAX TERMS OF DEPORTATION LAWS AdminCase file24699 years 5 weeks ago45 years 19 weeks ago
Adoptee Deportation Issue (blog post) silent1Case file9585 years 20 weeks ago05 years 20 weeks ago
adoption which was an English teacher to rob a bank gangnamseo caught silent1Case file13015 years 20 weeks ago05 years 20 weeks ago
US confirms India intervention in Kairi Shepherd case silent1Case file8045 years 20 weeks ago05 years 20 weeks ago
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