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 file10218 years 4 weeks ago08 years 4 weeks ago
Children Adopted Abroad Win Automatic Citizenship AdminCase file10868 years 4 weeks ago08 years 4 weeks ago
Waiting For Aaron AdminCase file9978 years 4 weeks ago08 years 4 weeks ago
Despite adversity, deportee now has new life AdminCase file8338 years 4 weeks ago08 years 4 weeks ago
Crimes, law return son to land he hardly knows AdminCase file9488 years 4 weeks ago08 years 4 weeks ago
Samuel Schultz vs. Alberto R Gonzales AdminCase file10168 years 4 weeks ago08 years 4 weeks ago
Homecoming AdminCase file12028 years 4 weeks ago08 years 4 weeks ago
Christopher Clancy AdminDeportation case25358 years 4 weeks ago08 years 4 weeks ago
Adoption Snag Could Lead to Deportation AdminCase file8988 years 4 weeks ago08 years 4 weeks ago
adoptee deportation AdminCategory147177 years 48 weeks ago07 years 48 weeks ago
U.S. adoptee a stranger in his birthplace AdminCase file8067 years 41 weeks ago07 years 41 weeks ago
Kairi Shepherd AdminDeportation case60697 years 40 weeks ago07 years 40 weeks ago
Tatyana Mitrohina (Gann) AdminDeportation case34617 years 39 weeks ago07 years 39 weeks ago
When An Immigrant Mom Gets Arrested AdminCase file9467 years 39 weeks ago07 years 39 weeks ago
Family seeking support, prayers as adopted son faces deportation KerryCase file6807 years 16 weeks ago07 years 16 weeks ago
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