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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Justice for Russell Green and Unnaturalized Adoptees and Fosterees AdminCase file142 weeks 6 days ago02 weeks 6 days ago
Tim Yee aka Jungbo Mo silent1Deportation case25982 years 26 weeks ago812 weeks 5 days ago
Born in a prison, now Rudi finds homes for people living rough silent1Case file6722 years 25 weeks ago11 year 26 weeks ago
Adopted son of a Vietnam War veteran grows up in Medina, now faces deportation silent1Case file3761 year 32 weeks ago01 year 32 weeks ago
Pattrick Henderson silent1Deportation case8231 year 32 weeks ago01 year 32 weeks ago
So many deportation cases in the news lately silent1Blog entry33322 years 26 weeks ago51 year 34 weeks ago
Monte Haines aka Ho-kyu Han bear8Deportation case6211 year 34 weeks ago01 year 34 weeks ago
DEPORTED MAN SHOT TO DEATH IN BRAZIL AdminCase file7506 years 10 weeks ago11 year 35 weeks ago
Korea Daily Article in Korean silent1Case file3672 years 12 weeks ago02 years 12 weeks ago
History Mitrokhin T. - It's shameful history of the relations of the Russian authorities to nationals silent1Case file3602 years 28 weeks ago12 years 20 weeks ago
BILLS WOULD RELAX TERMS OF DEPORTATION LAWS AdminCase file17896 years 10 weeks ago42 years 25 weeks ago
Adoptee Deportation Issue (blog post) silent1Case file4012 years 25 weeks ago02 years 25 weeks ago
adoption which was an English teacher to rob a bank gangnamseo caught silent1Case file8532 years 25 weeks ago02 years 25 weeks ago
US confirms India intervention in Kairi Shepherd case silent1Case file3292 years 25 weeks ago02 years 25 weeks ago
Stranger in a strange land silent1Case file3242 years 25 weeks ago02 years 25 weeks ago
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