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 file8666 years 24 weeks ago06 years 24 weeks ago
Joao Herbert AdminDeportation case49618 years 8 weeks ago08 years 8 weeks ago
Drug Sale Instigates Deportation AdminCase file5227 years 11 weeks ago07 years 11 weeks ago
Texas man caught in immigration no man's land AdminCase file14496 years 21 weeks ago16 years 20 weeks ago
Alejandro Ebron AdminDeportation case22488 years 8 weeks ago08 years 8 weeks ago
SON'S DEPORTATION ANGERS ADOPTIVE PARENT AdminCase file4507 years 11 weeks ago07 years 11 weeks ago
GIRL ADOPTED BY U.S. COUPLE IS STILL INDIAN AdminCase file12476 years 19 weeks ago06 years 19 weeks ago
John Gaul III AdminDeportation case34448 years 8 weeks ago08 years 8 weeks ago
Couple mourn deported son, 26 Man gunned down in native Brazil; he was adopted at 8 AdminCase file5567 years 11 weeks ago07 years 11 weeks ago
'Sorry, I can't disclose the identity of Haynes's mum' AdminCase file9016 years 14 weeks ago06 years 14 weeks ago
Foreign adoptees try to avoid deportation AdminCase file8688 years 8 weeks ago08 years 8 weeks ago
BILLS WOULD RELAX TERMS OF DEPORTATION LAWS AdminCase file20557 years 11 weeks ago43 years 25 weeks ago
High Court reserves order on Haynes plea in adoption case AdminCase file8006 years 3 weeks ago06 years 3 weeks ago
Indian American Transracial Adoptee Faces Deportation for Criminal Record (blog) AdminCase file7108 years 8 weeks ago08 years 8 weeks ago
DEPORTED MAN SHOT TO DEATH IN BRAZIL AdminCase file9327 years 11 weeks ago12 years 36 weeks ago
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