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 file6348 years 9 weeks ago08 years 9 weeks ago
Feds wrongly deport citizen living in N.C. AdminCase file7248 years 9 weeks ago08 years 9 weeks ago
A man the U.S. didn't want AdminCase file7628 years 9 weeks ago08 years 9 weeks ago
Deporting American Citizens: ICE's Mexican-izing of Mark Lyttle AdminCase file15308 years 9 weeks ago08 years 9 weeks ago
Robin Whiteley AdminDeportation case45838 years 9 weeks ago08 years 9 weeks ago
Citizenship Catch 22 lands man in country he's never known AdminCase file10568 years 9 weeks ago08 years 9 weeks ago
A lonely birthday and battle for 'foreigner' Jennifer Haynes AdminCase file11608 years 6 weeks ago08 years 6 weeks ago
Haynes case: Centre pulled up AdminCase file7847 years 50 weeks ago07 years 50 weeks ago
You may try the last chance in US, high court advises Haynes AdminCase file10377 years 49 weeks ago07 years 49 weeks ago
Texas man caught in immigration no man's land AdminCase file17097 years 46 weeks ago17 years 45 weeks ago
GIRL ADOPTED BY U.S. COUPLE IS STILL INDIAN AdminCase file14067 years 44 weeks ago07 years 44 weeks ago
'Sorry, I can't disclose the identity of Haynes's mum' AdminCase file10467 years 39 weeks ago07 years 39 weeks ago
High Court reserves order on Haynes plea in adoption case AdminCase file9477 years 28 weeks ago07 years 28 weeks ago
Jennifer’s Children Want Their Mother Home AdminCase file9977 years 28 weeks ago07 years 28 weeks ago
Rudi Richardson (Udo Ackermann) silent1Deportation case57377 years 15 weeks ago07 years 15 weeks ago
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