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 file11228 years 25 weeks ago08 years 25 weeks ago
Children Adopted Abroad Win Automatic Citizenship AdminCase file11718 years 25 weeks ago08 years 25 weeks ago
Waiting For Aaron AdminCase file10828 years 25 weeks ago08 years 25 weeks ago
Despite adversity, deportee now has new life AdminCase file8908 years 25 weeks ago08 years 25 weeks ago
Crimes, law return son to land he hardly knows AdminCase file10078 years 25 weeks ago08 years 25 weeks ago
Samuel Schultz vs. Alberto R Gonzales AdminCase file10838 years 25 weeks ago08 years 25 weeks ago
Homecoming AdminCase file12698 years 25 weeks ago08 years 25 weeks ago
Christopher Clancy AdminDeportation case27038 years 25 weeks ago08 years 25 weeks ago
Adoption Snag Could Lead to Deportation AdminCase file9578 years 25 weeks ago08 years 25 weeks ago
adoptee deportation AdminCategory151468 years 16 weeks ago08 years 16 weeks ago
U.S. adoptee a stranger in his birthplace AdminCase file8998 years 9 weeks ago08 years 9 weeks ago
Kairi Shepherd AdminDeportation case63078 years 8 weeks ago08 years 8 weeks ago
Tatyana Mitrohina (Gann) AdminDeportation case36668 years 7 weeks ago08 years 7 weeks ago
When An Immigrant Mom Gets Arrested AdminCase file10288 years 7 weeks ago08 years 7 weeks ago
Family seeking support, prayers as adopted son faces deportation KerryCase file7307 years 36 weeks ago07 years 36 weeks ago
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