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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TitleAuthorsort iconTypeReadsCreatedRepliesLast reply
Change in Laws Sets Off Big Wave of Deportations AdminCase file10608 years 12 weeks ago08 years 12 weeks ago
Penalty for drugs: deportation AdminCase file5667 years 15 weeks ago07 years 15 weeks ago
Tara Ammons Cohen AdminDeportation case13943 years 37 weeks ago03 years 37 weeks ago
Children Adopted Abroad Win Automatic Citizenship AdminCase file11198 years 12 weeks ago08 years 12 weeks ago
LAWYER LISTS REASONS NOT TO DEPORT MAN AdminCase file5387 years 15 weeks ago07 years 15 weeks ago
Deported mom's case could be 'tip of iceberg' AdminCase file7917 years 12 weeks ago07 years 12 weeks ago
Bradley Zazueta AdminDeportation case23247 years 11 weeks ago07 years 11 weeks ago
Tara Ammons Cohen to meet with family, without glass AdminCase file2993 years 37 weeks ago03 years 37 weeks ago
Waiting For Aaron AdminCase file10368 years 12 weeks ago08 years 12 weeks ago
Julius Schombs AdminDeportation case24697 years 15 weeks ago07 years 15 weeks ago
Buckeye parents claim ICE is trying to deport citizen son AdminCase file7417 years 11 weeks ago07 years 11 weeks ago
Judge orders woman adopted as baby deported to Mexico AdminCase file2633 years 37 weeks ago03 years 37 weeks ago
Despite adversity, deportee now has new life AdminCase file8598 years 12 weeks ago08 years 12 weeks ago
FORMER NAVY SEAL FIGHTS DEPORTING OF ADOPTED SON AdminCase file16247 years 15 weeks ago07 years 15 weeks ago
US Citizen May Be Deported AdminCase file7517 years 11 weeks ago07 years 11 weeks ago
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