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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TitleAuthorTypeReadsCreatedRepliesLast replysort icon
Change in Laws Sets Off Big Wave of Deportations AdminCase file12408 years 51 weeks ago08 years 51 weeks ago
Children Adopted Abroad Win Automatic Citizenship AdminCase file12828 years 51 weeks ago08 years 51 weeks ago
Waiting For Aaron AdminCase file12108 years 51 weeks ago08 years 51 weeks ago
Despite adversity, deportee now has new life AdminCase file9688 years 51 weeks ago08 years 51 weeks ago
Crimes, law return son to land he hardly knows AdminCase file10888 years 51 weeks ago08 years 51 weeks ago
Samuel Schultz vs. Alberto R Gonzales AdminCase file11868 years 51 weeks ago08 years 51 weeks ago
Homecoming AdminCase file13568 years 51 weeks ago08 years 51 weeks ago
Christopher Clancy AdminDeportation case29438 years 51 weeks ago08 years 51 weeks ago
Adoption Snag Could Lead to Deportation AdminCase file10328 years 51 weeks ago08 years 51 weeks ago
adoptee deportation AdminCategory157198 years 42 weeks ago08 years 42 weeks ago
U.S. adoptee a stranger in his birthplace AdminCase file10138 years 35 weeks ago08 years 35 weeks ago
Kairi Shepherd AdminDeportation case66238 years 34 weeks ago08 years 34 weeks ago
Tatyana Mitrohina (Gann) AdminDeportation case39218 years 33 weeks ago08 years 33 weeks ago
When An Immigrant Mom Gets Arrested AdminCase file11408 years 33 weeks ago08 years 33 weeks ago
Family seeking support, prayers as adopted son faces deportation KerryCase file7738 years 10 weeks ago08 years 10 weeks ago
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