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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You may try the last chance in US, high court advises Haynes AdminCase file7995 years 50 weeks ago05 years 50 weeks ago
Joao Herbert AdminDeportation case45567 years 34 weeks ago07 years 34 weeks ago
Drug Sale Instigates Deportation AdminCase file4616 years 37 weeks ago06 years 37 weeks ago
Texas man caught in immigration no man's land AdminCase file13545 years 48 weeks ago15 years 47 weeks ago
Alejandro Ebron AdminDeportation case19427 years 34 weeks ago07 years 34 weeks ago
SON'S DEPORTATION ANGERS ADOPTIVE PARENT AdminCase file4086 years 37 weeks ago06 years 37 weeks ago
GIRL ADOPTED BY U.S. COUPLE IS STILL INDIAN AdminCase file11595 years 45 weeks ago05 years 45 weeks ago
John Gaul III AdminDeportation case32067 years 34 weeks ago07 years 34 weeks ago
Couple mourn deported son, 26 Man gunned down in native Brazil; he was adopted at 8 AdminCase file5006 years 37 weeks ago06 years 37 weeks ago
'Sorry, I can't disclose the identity of Haynes's mum' AdminCase file8445 years 41 weeks ago05 years 41 weeks ago
Foreign adoptees try to avoid deportation AdminCase file7797 years 34 weeks ago07 years 34 weeks ago
BILLS WOULD RELAX TERMS OF DEPORTATION LAWS AdminCase file19166 years 37 weeks ago42 years 51 weeks ago
High Court reserves order on Haynes plea in adoption case AdminCase file7235 years 30 weeks ago05 years 30 weeks ago
Indian American Transracial Adoptee Faces Deportation for Criminal Record (blog) AdminCase file6177 years 34 weeks ago07 years 34 weeks ago
DEPORTED MAN SHOT TO DEATH IN BRAZIL AdminCase file8286 years 37 weeks ago12 years 10 weeks ago
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