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
Woman adopted by US couple has nowhere to go AdminCase file6505 years 25 weeks ago05 years 25 weeks ago
Citizenship Catch 22 lands man in country he's never known AdminCase file6744 years 45 weeks ago04 years 45 weeks ago
Samuel Jonathon Schultz AdminDeportation case16896 years 16 weeks ago06 years 16 weeks ago
A lonely birthday and battle for 'foreigner' Jennifer Haynes AdminCase file7484 years 42 weeks ago04 years 42 weeks ago
Jess Mustanich AdminDeportation case22406 years 16 weeks ago06 years 16 weeks ago
MAN WHO WAS ADOPTED DEPORTED TO THAILAND AdminCase file3665 years 19 weeks ago05 years 19 weeks ago
You may try the last chance in US, high court advises Haynes AdminCase file6834 years 33 weeks ago04 years 33 weeks ago
Joao Herbert AdminDeportation case37366 years 16 weeks ago06 years 16 weeks ago
Drug Sale Instigates Deportation AdminCase file3625 years 19 weeks ago05 years 19 weeks ago
Texas man caught in immigration no man's land AdminCase file11034 years 30 weeks ago14 years 29 weeks ago
Alejandro Ebron AdminDeportation case15316 years 16 weeks ago06 years 16 weeks ago
SON'S DEPORTATION ANGERS ADOPTIVE PARENT AdminCase file3365 years 19 weeks ago05 years 19 weeks ago
GIRL ADOPTED BY U.S. COUPLE IS STILL INDIAN AdminCase file9834 years 28 weeks ago04 years 28 weeks ago
'Sorry, I can't disclose the identity of Haynes's mum' AdminCase file7444 years 23 weeks ago04 years 23 weeks ago
John Gaul III AdminDeportation case26736 years 16 weeks ago06 years 16 weeks ago
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