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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Deporting Adult Adoptees silent1Case file1851 year 44 weeks ago01 year 44 weeks ago
Adoptees struggle with uncertain nationalities silent1Case file1611 year 44 weeks ago01 year 44 weeks ago
Man named Kim silent1Deportation case5071 year 44 weeks ago01 year 44 weeks ago
ICE merciless on lawbreakers silent1Case file2031 year 44 weeks ago01 year 44 weeks ago
Adoptee, felon fighting deportation to India silent1Case file1751 year 44 weeks ago01 year 44 weeks ago
ACC FIGHTS PEREZ DEPORTATION silent1Case file1741 year 44 weeks ago01 year 44 weeks ago
Mario Perez silent1Deportation case7361 year 44 weeks ago01 year 44 weeks ago
Comments of Elspeth Ross to House of Commons committee in support of adoptee citizenship silent1Case file1421 year 44 weeks ago01 year 44 weeks ago
Fatima Desrosiers aka Tina Desrosiers silent1Deportation case6541 year 44 weeks ago01 year 44 weeks ago
How does an adoptee get deported? More easily than one might think silent1Case file2141 year 44 weeks ago01 year 44 weeks ago
Conversations with an Immigrant Mom silent1Case file1191 year 46 weeks ago01 year 46 weeks ago
Systemic Failure: Mental Illness, Detention, and Deportation silent1Case file1171 year 46 weeks ago01 year 46 weeks ago
Help me return to US: Jennifer Haynes writes to Krishna silent1Case file1751 year 46 weeks ago01 year 46 weeks ago
Omak woman facing deportation suddenly freed without reason AdminCase file1571 year 50 weeks ago01 year 50 weeks ago
Woman, 38, ordered back to Mexico after lifetime in U.S. AdminCase file1671 year 50 weeks ago01 year 50 weeks ago
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