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 file10398 years 8 weeks ago08 years 8 weeks ago
Children Adopted Abroad Win Automatic Citizenship AdminCase file11048 years 8 weeks ago08 years 8 weeks ago
Waiting For Aaron AdminCase file10188 years 8 weeks ago08 years 8 weeks ago
Despite adversity, deportee now has new life AdminCase file8468 years 8 weeks ago08 years 8 weeks ago
Crimes, law return son to land he hardly knows AdminCase file9638 years 8 weeks ago08 years 8 weeks ago
Samuel Schultz vs. Alberto R Gonzales AdminCase file10328 years 8 weeks ago08 years 8 weeks ago
Homecoming AdminCase file12168 years 8 weeks ago08 years 8 weeks ago
Christopher Clancy AdminDeportation case25688 years 8 weeks ago08 years 8 weeks ago
Adoption Snag Could Lead to Deportation AdminCase file9088 years 8 weeks ago08 years 8 weeks ago
adoptee deportation AdminCategory148058 years 1 day ago08 years 1 day ago
U.S. adoptee a stranger in his birthplace AdminCase file8207 years 45 weeks ago07 years 45 weeks ago
Kairi Shepherd AdminDeportation case61157 years 44 weeks ago07 years 44 weeks ago
Tatyana Mitrohina (Gann) AdminDeportation case35157 years 43 weeks ago07 years 43 weeks ago
When An Immigrant Mom Gets Arrested AdminCase file9647 years 43 weeks ago07 years 43 weeks ago
Family seeking support, prayers as adopted son faces deportation KerryCase file6967 years 20 weeks ago07 years 20 weeks ago
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