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 file3805 years 3 days ago05 years 3 days ago
Feds wrongly deport citizen living in N.C. AdminCase file4435 years 3 days ago05 years 3 days ago
A man the U.S. didn't want AdminCase file4805 years 3 days ago05 years 3 days ago
Deporting American Citizens: ICE's Mexican-izing of Mark Lyttle AdminCase file11105 years 3 days ago05 years 3 days ago
Robin Whiteley AdminDeportation case32315 years 3 days ago05 years 3 days ago
Citizenship Catch 22 lands man in country he's never known AdminCase file6855 years 3 days ago05 years 3 days ago
A lonely birthday and battle for 'foreigner' Jennifer Haynes AdminCase file7604 years 49 weeks ago04 years 49 weeks ago
Haynes case: Centre pulled up AdminCase file4724 years 41 weeks ago04 years 41 weeks ago
You may try the last chance in US, high court advises Haynes AdminCase file6874 years 40 weeks ago04 years 40 weeks ago
Texas man caught in immigration no man's land AdminCase file11264 years 37 weeks ago14 years 36 weeks ago
GIRL ADOPTED BY U.S. COUPLE IS STILL INDIAN AdminCase file9954 years 35 weeks ago04 years 35 weeks ago
'Sorry, I can't disclose the identity of Haynes's mum' AdminCase file7504 years 30 weeks ago04 years 30 weeks ago
High Court reserves order on Haynes plea in adoption case AdminCase file6054 years 19 weeks ago04 years 19 weeks ago
Jennifer’s Children Want Their Mother Home AdminCase file6884 years 19 weeks ago04 years 19 weeks ago
Rudi Richardson (Udo Ackermann) silent1Deportation case36394 years 6 weeks ago04 years 6 weeks ago
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