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.



TitleAuthorTypeReadsCreatedRepliesLast replysort icon
N.C. native wrongly deported to Mexico AdminCase file3855 years 5 weeks ago05 years 5 weeks ago
Feds wrongly deport citizen living in N.C. AdminCase file4485 years 5 weeks ago05 years 5 weeks ago
A man the U.S. didn't want AdminCase file4865 years 5 weeks ago05 years 5 weeks ago
Deporting American Citizens: ICE's Mexican-izing of Mark Lyttle AdminCase file11215 years 5 weeks ago05 years 5 weeks ago
Robin Whiteley AdminDeportation case32595 years 5 weeks ago05 years 5 weeks ago
Citizenship Catch 22 lands man in country he's never known AdminCase file6985 years 5 weeks ago05 years 5 weeks ago
A lonely birthday and battle for 'foreigner' Jennifer Haynes AdminCase file7685 years 3 weeks ago05 years 3 weeks ago
Haynes case: Centre pulled up AdminCase file4774 years 46 weeks ago04 years 46 weeks ago
You may try the last chance in US, high court advises Haynes AdminCase file6934 years 45 weeks ago04 years 45 weeks ago
Texas man caught in immigration no man's land AdminCase file11434 years 42 weeks ago14 years 41 weeks ago
GIRL ADOPTED BY U.S. COUPLE IS STILL INDIAN AdminCase file10024 years 40 weeks ago04 years 40 weeks ago
'Sorry, I can't disclose the identity of Haynes's mum' AdminCase file7554 years 35 weeks ago04 years 35 weeks ago
High Court reserves order on Haynes plea in adoption case AdminCase file6164 years 25 weeks ago04 years 25 weeks ago
Jennifer’s Children Want Their Mother Home AdminCase file6984 years 25 weeks ago04 years 25 weeks ago
Rudi Richardson (Udo Ackermann) silent1Deportation case36844 years 11 weeks ago04 years 11 weeks ago
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