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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Judge orders woman adopted as baby deported to Mexico AdminCase file3874 years 44 weeks ago04 years 44 weeks ago
Despite adversity, deportee now has new life AdminCase file10319 years 20 weeks ago09 years 20 weeks ago
FORMER NAVY SEAL FIGHTS DEPORTING OF ADOPTED SON AdminCase file18198 years 23 weeks ago08 years 23 weeks ago
Buckeye parents claim ICE is trying to deport citizen son AdminCase file8708 years 18 weeks ago08 years 18 weeks ago
Tara Ammons Cohen still facing deportation AdminCase file4344 years 44 weeks ago04 years 44 weeks ago
Foreign adoptees are living in legal limbo silent1Case file3634 years 38 weeks ago04 years 38 weeks ago
Crimes, law return son to land he hardly knows AdminCase file11439 years 20 weeks ago09 years 20 weeks ago
FOREIGN ADOPTEE FIGHTS DEPORTATION WHILE IN JAIL AdminCase file6838 years 23 weeks ago08 years 23 weeks ago
US Citizen May Be Deported AdminCase file9288 years 18 weeks ago08 years 18 weeks ago
Tara's troubled return home AdminCase file4244 years 44 weeks ago04 years 44 weeks ago
An ultimatum and a walk across the border silent1Case file3454 years 38 weeks ago04 years 38 weeks ago
Samuel Schultz vs. Alberto R Gonzales AdminCase file12539 years 20 weeks ago09 years 20 weeks ago
U.S. immigration law without mercy AdminCase file5608 years 23 weeks ago08 years 23 weeks ago
US citizen detained for 11 months AdminCase file6918 years 9 weeks ago08 years 9 weeks ago
Woman, 38, ordered back to Mexico after lifetime in U.S. AdminCase file3864 years 44 weeks ago04 years 44 weeks ago
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