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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FATHER FEARS HE HAS SEEN ADOPTED SON FOR LAST TIME AdminCase file5217 years 28 weeks ago07 years 28 weeks ago
Blanca Catt -- smuggled into the U.S. as a toddler, taken from abusive parents and adopted -- faces deportation AdminCase file7976 years 7 weeks ago06 years 7 weeks ago
Cold Empire of Law AdminCase file7608 years 25 weeks ago08 years 25 weeks ago
Delays doom couple's adopted son to deportation AdminCase file4647 years 28 weeks ago07 years 28 weeks ago
Russel David Green (Lim Sang Keum) AdminDeportation case10294 years 44 weeks ago04 years 44 weeks ago
Once a criminal, always a criminal? Unconstitutional presumptions for mandatory detention of criminal aliens AdminCase file12428 years 25 weeks ago08 years 25 weeks ago
Ernesto Schwartz AdminDeportation case32317 years 28 weeks ago07 years 28 weeks ago
Change in Laws Sets Off Big Wave of Deportations AdminCase file11228 years 25 weeks ago08 years 25 weeks ago
Penalty for drugs: deportation AdminCase file6157 years 28 weeks ago07 years 28 weeks ago
Justice for Russell Green and Unnaturalized Adoptees and Fosterees AdminCase file2951 year 20 weeks ago01 year 20 weeks ago
Children Adopted Abroad Win Automatic Citizenship AdminCase file11718 years 25 weeks ago08 years 25 weeks ago
LAWYER LISTS REASONS NOT TO DEPORT MAN AdminCase file5757 years 28 weeks ago07 years 28 weeks ago
Deported mom's case could be 'tip of iceberg' AdminCase file8307 years 24 weeks ago07 years 24 weeks ago
Tara Ammons Cohen AdminDeportation case14793 years 49 weeks ago03 years 49 weeks ago
Waiting For Aaron AdminCase file10828 years 25 weeks ago08 years 25 weeks ago
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