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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Tara's troubled return home AdminCase file3674 years 19 weeks ago04 years 19 weeks ago
An ultimatum and a walk across the border silent1Case file3074 years 13 weeks ago04 years 13 weeks ago
Samuel Schultz vs. Alberto R Gonzales AdminCase file11738 years 47 weeks ago08 years 47 weeks ago
JUDGE ORDERS MAN, 22, DEPORTED AdminCase file8087 years 50 weeks ago07 years 50 weeks ago
Insufficient info keeps Haynes in the doldrums AdminCase file6397 years 36 weeks ago07 years 36 weeks ago
Woman, 38, ordered back to Mexico after lifetime in U.S. AdminCase file3354 years 19 weeks ago04 years 19 weeks ago
The threat of deportation silent1Case file5114 years 13 weeks ago04 years 13 weeks ago
Homecoming AdminCase file13508 years 47 weeks ago08 years 47 weeks ago
Adoption scam: central authority awaits report from state, US agency AdminCase file7067 years 36 weeks ago07 years 36 weeks ago
Omak woman facing deportation suddenly freed without reason AdminCase file3184 years 19 weeks ago04 years 19 weeks ago
RP mom's outrage spurs immigration battle silent1Case file2914 years 13 weeks ago04 years 13 weeks ago
WOMAN BECOMES CITIZEN AFTER DEPORTATION SCARE AdminCase file15057 years 50 weeks ago07 years 50 weeks ago
Haynes lashes out at Cara AdminCase file6587 years 33 weeks ago07 years 33 weeks ago
Help me return to US: Jennifer Haynes writes to Krishna silent1Case file4744 years 16 weeks ago04 years 16 weeks ago
Revisiting Messina vs. USCIS silent1Case file22414 years 13 weeks ago04 years 13 weeks ago
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