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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Rebecca Walsh: Meth, adoption, deportation AdminCase file16516 years 12 weeks ago12 years 21 weeks ago
Family seeking support, prayers as adopted son faces deportation KerryCase file4705 years 40 weeks ago05 years 40 weeks ago
Family fights son's deportation AdminCase file3595 years 32 weeks ago05 years 32 weeks ago
Feds wrongly deport citizen living in N.C. AdminCase file4485 years 5 weeks ago05 years 5 weeks ago
BORDER NEWS silent1Case file1161 year 47 weeks ago01 year 47 weeks ago
She was adopted, assaulted & deported LuluCase file19155 years 40 weeks ago23 years 40 weeks ago
LOVED ONES HONOR LIFE OF MAN DEPORTED, KILLED AdminCase file9835 years 32 weeks ago05 years 32 weeks ago
A man the U.S. didn't want AdminCase file4865 years 5 weeks ago05 years 5 weeks ago
Comments of Elspeth Ross to House of Commons committee in support of adoptee citizenship silent1Case file1451 year 47 weeks ago01 year 47 weeks ago
The Coming Goodbye silent1Case file1141 year 47 weeks ago01 year 47 weeks ago
Haynes case: Centre pulled up AdminCase file4774 years 46 weeks ago04 years 46 weeks ago
Fraudulent adoption process lands woman in trouble AdminCase file5055 years 40 weeks ago05 years 40 weeks ago
CITIZENSHIP BILL TOO LATE FOR INMATE AdminCase file3395 years 32 weeks ago05 years 32 weeks ago
Deporting American Citizens: ICE's Mexican-izing of Mark Lyttle AdminCase file11215 years 5 weeks ago05 years 5 weeks ago
With options spent, woman's deportation nearly certain silent1Case file1221 year 47 weeks ago01 year 47 weeks ago
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