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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Korea Daily Article in Korean silent1Case file5473 years 17 weeks ago03 years 17 weeks ago
Deported first offender dies in a homeland he never understood AdminCase file35988 years 12 weeks ago08 years 12 weeks ago
FATHER FEARS HE HAS SEEN ADOPTED SON FOR LAST TIME AdminCase file4947 years 15 weeks ago07 years 15 weeks ago
CLASS AIDS FAMILY AFTER FIRE LOSSES FATAL BLAZE SPURS RITZMAN THIRD-GRADERS TO ACTION silent1Case file5317 years 14 weeks ago07 years 14 weeks ago
Blanca Catt -- smuggled into the U.S. as a toddler, taken from abusive parents and adopted -- faces deportation AdminCase file7555 years 47 weeks ago05 years 47 weeks ago
INSIDE STORY: Lack of accountability leaves Kairi in limbo silent1Case file510113 years 31 weeks ago03 years 31 weeks ago
Cold Empire of Law AdminCase file7238 years 12 weeks ago08 years 12 weeks ago
Delays doom couple's adopted son to deportation AdminCase file4457 years 15 weeks ago07 years 15 weeks ago
Dinner will benefit family in fatal fire silent1Case file5937 years 14 weeks ago07 years 14 weeks ago
DEATH: ERLENE D. SHEPHERD (obituary) silent1Case file2583 years 31 weeks ago03 years 31 weeks ago
Once a criminal, always a criminal? Unconstitutional presumptions for mandatory detention of criminal aliens AdminCase file11888 years 12 weeks ago08 years 12 weeks ago
VICTIMS OF FIRE IN ELLET GET HELP silent1Case file5317 years 14 weeks ago07 years 14 weeks ago
US, India fight to disown global orphan Kairi Abha Shepherd kimetteCase file5864 years 5 weeks ago04 years 5 weeks ago
Blanca Catt, a Portland teen who came to the U.S. as a toddler, no longer faces deportation silent1Case file2763 years 31 weeks ago03 years 31 weeks ago
Adopted son of a Vietnam War veteran grows up in Medina, now faces deportation silent1Case file5862 years 37 weeks ago02 years 37 weeks ago
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